Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague

 
  • Family : APIACEAE
    (CARROT or CORIANDER or PARSLEY FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague
  • Common name : Ammi
  • Vernacular name : Ajwain (Hindi); Omum (Tamil); Omu, Vamu, Omamu (Telugu); Joain (Oria)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated. Fruit (Cremocarp) are carminative and used as spice
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • World Distribution : India, Egypt, Abissinia, SE. Asia
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Pullaiah et al., 2007 - Flora of Eastern Ghats Vol. 3; 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=Trachyspermum ammi. Downloaded on 22 October 2019.

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