Used plant part
Fruits. Other than most of their relatives, they retain a green colour after drying. As a rule of thumb, a bright green colour indicates a good quality.
The leaves and stalks are occasionally eaten as a vegetable.
Apiaceae (parsley family).
Sweet and aromatic, similar to anis. For other sweet spices, see licorice.
Sterile fennel plant, reddish-brown cultivar ("Bronze fennel")