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Taxon: Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague ex Turrill

 
Genus: Trachyspermum
Family: Apiaceae (alt.Umbelliferae)
Nomen number: 36803
Place of publication: Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1929:228. 1929
Link to protologue:
Comment: no evidence that Sprague contributed any part of this work
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 30 (4 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (spice fide F TE Afr; F Ethiop)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India (native?)


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Tajikistan, Uzbekistan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Tajikistan, Uzbekistan


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage Note: lists as Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Trachyspermum+ammi&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  7. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  8. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  10. Kumar, R. 2008. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  11. Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Mukherjee, P. K. & L. Constance. 1993. Umbelliferae (Apiaceae) of India Note: lists as Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica. Note: lists as Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague; = T. copticum (L.) Link
  18. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  19. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: lists as Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague
  20. van Wyck, B. E. 2012. Review of Apiaceae Southern Africa data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2. pers. comm.
  21. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina. Note: lists as Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague

Check other web resources for Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague ex Turrill :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=36803. Accessed 21 August 2019.