Trachyspermum roxburghianum (DC.) H. Wolff

  • Family : APIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Basionym : Ptychotis roxburghiana DC.
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Trachyspermum roxburghianum (DC.) H. Wolff
  • Common name : Ajowan, Wild Celery
  • Vernacular name : Ajmud, Ajmod (Hindi); Ashumadagavoman, Ashumadagavaamu, Ajumoda-vaamu (Telugu); Sabitri (Oria); Ayamodakam (Malayalam)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Comments / notes : Cultivated, occasional along waysides, forest edges, village surrounding as an escape. Fruits are used in curries and as a carminative.
  • Flower, Fruit : September-January
  • Distribution :
    • Odisha : Cuttack district, Ganjam district, Angul district, Nuapada district
  • Native : Tropical Asia
  • World Distribution : India, Sri Lanka, Tropical Southeast Asia
  • Literature : H.O. Saxena & M. Brahmam, 1994- Flora of Orissa Vol. 2; Matthew, K.M., Flora of Tamil Nadu Carnatic, Vol.3 (1). Diocesan Press, Madras. 1983.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. roxburghianum. Downloaded on 18 September 2019.

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