Cuminum cyminum L.

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or CORIANDER or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Cuminum cyminum L.
  • Common name : Cumine
  • Vernacular name : Jeera (Hindi); Jilakarra (Telugu); Jeera (Oria); Jeerige (Kannada)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cutivated and occasionally found as an escape
  • Flower, Fruit : Throughout the year
  • Native : Turkmenistan
  • World Distribution : Cultivated in most parts of the world.
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1995- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Cuminum cyminum. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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