Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague

  • Family : APIACEAE
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Apiaceae
  • Species : Trachyspermum ammi
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague
  • Common name : Ammi
  • Vernacular name : Ajwain (Hin.); Omum (Tam.); Omu, Vamu, Omamu (Tel.); Joain (Ori.)
  • Habit : Herb
  • Flower, Fruit : November-April
  • Comments : Occasionally cultivated in plains. The fruits (crimocarp) are carminative and used as spice.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • World Distribution : India, Abyssinia, Egypt, South-West Asia
  • 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., Arun Singh R., Deepak Kumar, Raja K Swamy and Navendu Page (2016). Digital Flora of Eastern Ghats. ammi. Downloaded on 10 July 2020.

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