EPPO Global Database

Nigella hispanica(NIGHH)

Code created in: 2004-04-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: NIGHH
  • Preferred name: Nigella hispanica
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Portugal, Spain, southwest France (i.e. throughout the range of the species, while subspecies or varieties have a more limited distribution). Cultivated as an ornamental

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Nigella gallica Jordan
Nigella hispanica subsp. hispanica Linnaeus
Nigella hispanica var. hispanica Cosson

Common names
Name Language
nigelle de France French
nigelle d'Espagne French
ajenuz Spanish
arañuela Spanish
neguilla Spanish
neguilla de España Spanish
чернушка испанская Russian
nigel·la gàl·lica Catalan