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