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
Typification:
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

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. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  5. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  6. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  7. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  8. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  9. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  10. Kumar, R. 2008. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  11. Mansfeld, R. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2. (Mansfeld)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Mukherjee, P. K. & L. Constance Umbelliferae (Apiaceae) of India. 1993 (Umbell India)
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  15. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  17. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  18. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  19. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  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 Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

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.

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=36803. Accessed 19 April 2018.