Taxon: Ammi visnaga (L.) Lam.

 
Genus: Ammi
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Subfamily: Apioideae
Tribe: Apieae
Nomen number: 2900
Place of publication: Fl. franç. 3:462. 1779 ("1778")
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: source of khellin (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Vertebrate poisons: birds ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Cyprus, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Greece, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily)
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s. & Corsica), Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt, Morocco, Tunisia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Ukraine

    Northern America
    • Mexico, United States

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

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Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=2900. Accessed 24 June 2018.