Anthriscus sylvestris (L.) Hoffm., Gen. Pl. Umbell. 40 1814. (Syn: Anthriscus aemula (Woronow) Schischk.; Anthriscus aemula var. hirtifructa (Ohwi) Kitag.; Anthriscus aemula f. hirtifructa (Ohwi) M. Kitag.; Anthriscus alpina (Vill.) Jord.; Anthriscus anatolica Boiss.; Anthriscus candollei Rouy & Camus; Anthriscus dupontii Sennen; Anthriscus elatior Bess.; Anthriscus faurei Sennen; Anthriscus graui Sennen; Anthriscus intermedia Schur; Anthriscus laevigata Griseb.; Anthriscus macrocarpa Boiss. & Heldr.; Anthriscus nemorosa (Bieb.) Sprengel; Anthriscus nemorosa Baker & S. Moore; Anthriscus nemorosa var. anatolica Boiss.; Anthriscus nemorosa var. glabra Boiss.; Anthriscus nemorosa var. glabriuscula Nasir; Anthriscus nemorosa var. hirtifructa Ohwi; Anthriscus nemorosa var. macrocarpa (Boiss.) Boiss.; Anthriscus nemorosa var. mollis Boiss.; Anthriscus nemorosa var. vandasii (Vel.) I. Asenov; Anthriscus nemorosus var. glabriusculus Nasir; Anthriscus oliveri Sennen; Anthriscus pilosa Schur; Anthriscus procera Bess.; Anthriscus rivularis Dolliner ex Vukot.; Anthriscus silvestris var. aemula Woronow; Anthriscus sylvestris subsp. aemula (Woronow) Kitam.; Anthriscus sylvestris var. aemula Woronow; Anthriscus sylvestris var. hirtifructa (Ohwi) H. Hara; Anthriscus sylvestris f. hirtifructus (Ohwi) H. Ohba; Anthriscus sylvestris subsp. nemorosa (M. Bieb.) C. Y. Wu & Pu
Fating; Anthriscus sylvestris subsp. nemorosa (M. Bieb.) Koso-Pol.; Anthriscus sylvestris var. nemorosa (M. Bieb.) Trautv.; Anthriscus torquata (DC.) Duby; Anthriscus vandasii Velen.; Anthriscus velutinus Somm. & Levier; Anthriscus villosa Boiss.; Anthriscus yunnanensis W. W. Sm.; Centhriscus nemorosa (M. Bieb.) Spreng.; Cerefolium sylvestre (L.) Besser (ambiguous synonym); Cerefolium sylvestre (L.) Bub. (ambiguous synonym); Cerefolium tenuifolium G. Beck; Chaerefolium nemorosum (M. Bieb.) Bornm.; Chaerefolium sylvestre (L.) Schinz & Thell.; Chaerefolium sylvestre subsp. nemorosum (M. Bieb.) Thell.; Chaerophyllum affine Steud.; Chaerophyllum alpinum Vill.; Chaerophyllum angulatum Kit. ex Spreng.; Chaerophyllum ateanum Pau; Chaerophyllum aureum var. asturicum Gand.; Chaerophyllum cadonense Schult. ex Steud.; Chaerophyllum infestum Salisb.; Chaerophyllum lactescens Rochel ex Steud.; Chaerophyllum lucidum Desf.; Chaerophyllum nemorosum M. Bieb. (ambiguous synonym); Chaerophyllum silvestre var. ateanum Pau; Chaerophyllum sylvestre L. (ambiguous synonym); Chaerophyllum torquatum DC.; Chaerophyllum tumidum Gilib.; Myrrhis alpina (Vill.) Steud.; Myrrhis chaerophylloides Hance; Myrrhis sylvestris (L.) Spreng.; Myrrhis torquata (DC.) Schult.; Myrrhoides nemorosum (M. Bieb.) Kuntze; Myrrhoides sylvestre (L.) Kuntze; Oreochorte yunnanensis (W. W. Sm.) Koso-Pol.; Scandix sylvestre (L.) Koso-Pol.; Scandix sylvestris (L.) Vest; Selinum cicutaria E. H. L. Krause);
Albania, Austria, Liechtenstein, Belgium, Luxembourg, England, Bulgaria, Czech
Republic, Slovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Crete,
Switzerland, Ireland, Andorra, Spain, Netherlands, Hungary, Italy, Sicily,
Bosnia & Hercegovina, Montenegro, Croatia, Serbia & Kosovo, Macedonia,
Slovenia, Portugal, Norway, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania,
C-, N-, NW-, S- & E-European Russia, Belarus, Moldavia, Ukraine, Crimea,
Northern Caucasus, Azerbaijan (incl. Nachichevan), Armenia, Georgia [Caucasus],
Siberia (W-Siberia, C-Siberia), Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan,
Uzbekistan, Japan (Hokkaido, Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu), Russian Far East (S-Kuril
Isl.), North Korea, South Korea, Mongolia, Tibet, China (Xinjiang, Gansu,
Qinghai, Nei Mongol, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Hebei, Shandong, Heilongjiang, Jilin,
Liaoning, Henan, Jiangsu, Anhui, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Zhejiang, Sichuan,
Guizhou, Yunnan), Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh, Kashmir), Pakistan (Swat,
Hazara), Pakistani Kashmir (Astor, Gilgit, Baltistan), NW-India (W-Himalaya),
Turkey (E-Anatolia, Inner Anatolia, N-Anatolia, NE-Anatolia, NW-Anatolia:
Bithynia, S-Anatolia, SE-Anatolia, SSW-Anatolia, SW-Anatolia, W-Anatolia,
WN-Anatolia), Iran (EC-Iran, NE-Iran: Mts., N-Iran, Iranian Aserbaijan, W-Iran),
Iraq (NE-Iraq), Lebanon (C-Lebanon), Syria (Jbel Druze), Afghanistan (Kunar /
Nuristan), European Turkey, Madeira (I) (Madeira Isl. (I)), USA (I) (Connecticut
(I), Idaho (I), Illinois (I), Massachusetts (I), Maryland (I), Maine (I),
Michigan (I), Minnesota (I), New Jersey (I), New York (I), Ohio (I), Oregon (I),
Pennsylvania (I), Rhode Island (I), Tennessee (I), Virginia (I), Vermont (I),
Washington State (I), Wisconsin (I)), Canada (I) (British Columbia (I), New
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Greenland (I), Chile (I), South Africa (I) (Cape Prov. (I)), Lesotho (I), South
Georgia Isl. (I)
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Anthriscus nemorosa from Dachhigam Kashmir-GS25012020-1 :

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Anthriscus nemorosa (M. Bieb.) Spreng; sometimes treated as subspecies of A. sylvestris subsp. nemorosa (Marschall von Bieberstein) Koso-Poljansky, looking similar to Chaerophyllum reflexum, but much taller, often 2-3 m tall (as against less than 1 m tall), fruits four or more per umbelet (as against 1, rarely up to 3), fruit covered with anterorse bristles (as against glabrous)

Photographed from Dachhigam, Kashmir, May 12, 2012    

Thanks, …. Catalogue of life gives Anthriscus nemorosa (Bieb.) Sprengel as a syn. of Anthriscus sylvestris subsp. sylvestris with distribution in Jammu & Kashmir (Ladakh, Kashmir), Pakistan (Swat, Hazara), Pakistani Kashmir (Astor, Gilgit, Baltistan), NW-India (W-Himalaya), Nepal, ………………… 

It is becoming difficult to decide whom to follow
TPL Considers ir Correct name
World Flora Online  treats it correct name
Plants of the World Online Kew Database treats it correct
All above treat our plant A. nemorosa (M. Bieb) Spreng, which is our plant
A. nemorosa Baker & Moore is a different plant, later homonym and it is synonym of A. sylvestris
We can’t depend Catalogue of Life in this case as treats it synonym of A. sylvestris subsp. sylvestris, and does not recognise any other subspecies. This name is an autonym, a name created automatically, when a different subspecies is recognised and named by an author. A species can’t have single subspecies or a variety, it will have a minimum of two, one the new described subspecies or variety and one created automatically. I don’t think we should not follow this database in this case.
We can if you like follow Flora of China A. sylvestris subsp. nemorosa (M. Bieb) C. Y. Wu & F. T. Pu, who differentiate subsp. sylvestris with glabrous fruits, subsp. nemorosa with Fruit densely covered with warty hairs or bristles.

Thanks, … Catalogue of Life also gives many other subspecies Anthriscus sylvestris (L.) Hoffm. as details herein, but with no distribution in India.

Thanks … I had saved 2019 link that gave only one subspecies, I found others in Latest Jan 2020 link that you sent.


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