Leaves : Dimorphic, the lower ones petioled, imparipinnatisect into 2-3 pairs of ovate-cuneiform, obtuse, incised-dentate, segments, decompound, the upper ones short petioled or subsessile, 2-3 pinnatisect into linear, filiform lobes.
Small, white or slightly bluish, in compound umbels of 5-10 rays, involucre 0, involucel usually of 3, short linear-lanceolate bracts.
Calyx teeth small, often unequal.Petals 5, obovate, emarginate.
Stamens 5, epigynous.Ovary inferior, sub-globose.
Fruit : A cremocarp, sub-globose, mericarps concave-convex, not ribbed.
Flowering and Fruiting Time : November - December
It is generally cultivated for its leaves and fruits.
The leaves are used as flavouring agent in cooking and for chatni.
The fruits are used as carminative, tonic and useful in dysentery.