EPPO Global Database

Nigella sativa(NIGSA)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-17

Basic information
  • EPPO code: NIGSA
  • Preferred name: Nigella sativa
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Not known in the wild. Cultivated in many parts of Euromediterranean region for its aromatic seeds


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Nigella indica Fleming

Common names
Name Language
black cumin English
echter Schwarzkümmel German
Saatschwarzkümmel German
cumin noir French
herbe aux épices French
nielle cultivée French
nigelle cultivée French
cuminella Italian
damigella aromatica Italian
melanzio Italian
kruidboek Dutch
svartkummin Swedish
чернушка посевная Russian
sortkommen Danish
legesvartkarve Norwegian
ryytinineito Finnish
çörekotu Turkish
czarnuszka siewna Polish
kerti katicavirág Hungarian
sanouj Arabic
посевна челебитка Bulgarian
uzgojena crnjika  Croatian
černucha setá Czech
εδώδιμο μαυροκούκκι Greek
kalonji Hindi
कलोंजी Hindi
negrilică Romanian
čierna rasca Slovak
čiernucha siata Slovak
чорнушка посівна Ukrainian