Fennel is an aromatic plant which has been used for several years as a flavouring herb. It is commonly known as fennel. In Hindi it is called saunf. This plant is cultivated throughout India.
Fennel is a perennial tall plant which has deep roots. The stems are hollow and glossy. Feathery leaves look like threads. Dull, small yellow flowers appear in clusters during summer and oval brown seeds are seen in the later stages.