One of the most important families of Iranian flora is Apiaceae (Umbelliferae).
Most of the species of this family are aromatic plants and rich in essential oils with diverse
structures. In the present review, the essential oil composition of 63 genera comprising
141 Apiaceae (66.4% native 33.6% endemic) is summarized.
Keywords: Apiaceae, Iran, Umbelliferae, volatile oil, monoterpenes, sesquiterpenes, phenylpropanoids.
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