EPPO Global Database

Cicer arietinum(CIEAR)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CIEAR
  • Preferred name: Cicer arietinum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Western Asia. Widely cultivated worldwide for its edible seeds and often escaping from cultivation. Introduced in Mediterranean region, northeastern Europe, Siberia, Western Asia (Afghanistan, Pakistan), Central Asia, Himalayas, India, Indochina (Myanmar), Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Mongolia, eastern and central Africa (from Sudan to Angola), North America, Mexico, Caribbean, South America (Colombia to Peru), New Guinea, Australia


Common names
Name Language
chickpea English
gram English
Kichererbse German
Venus-Kicher German
cicer tête-de-bélier French
pois chiche French
pois cicerole French
pois cornu French
garbanzo Spanish
cece Italian
cicerchia Italian
pisello cornuto Italian
keker Dutch
kekererwt Dutch
ervanço Portuguese
grão-de-bico Portuguese
gravanço Portuguese
kikärt Swedish
нут бараний Russian
nohut Turkish
ciecierzyca pospolita Polish
csicseriborsó Hungarian
qiqër Albanian
mairu ilar Basque
културен нахут Bulgarian
cigronera Catalan
yīng zuǐ dòu Chinese
鹰嘴豆 Chinese
slanutak  Croatian
cizrna beraní Czech
besan Hindi
chanaa Hindi
चना Hindi
बेसन Hindi
cése-becût Occitan
garbaàch Occitan
garbansos Occitan
garbànsou Occitan
garbèch Occitan
năut Romanian
наут Serbian
cícer baraní Slovak
navadna čičerika Slovene
нут звичайний Ukrainian