EPPO Global Database

Trachyspermum ammi(TCSAM)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TCSAM
  • Preferred name: Trachyspermum ammi
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Sprague

Notes

Western Asia, Central Asia, Himalayas, Bangladesh, Indochina.  Cultivated as a spice plant like cumin or caraway.  Introduced in some Euromediterranean countries, eastern Africa


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ammi copticum Linnaeus
Trachyspermum copticum (Linnaeus) Link

Common names
Name Language
ajowan English
ajowan caraway English
bishop's-weed English
Ethiopian-caraway English
kummel English
ägyptischer Scharfsame German
ägyptisches Ammei German
Ajowan German
ajouan French
ajowan French
ammi égyptien French
ajwain Spanish
ajowan Dutch
ajovam Portuguese
ami-da-índia Portuguese
ajowan Swedish
ажгон Russian
айован душистый Russian
коптский тмин Russian
тмин индийский Russian
шабрий Russian
ajwan Danish
koptilainen kumina Finnish
kamnonit koppetit Hebrew
כַּמְנוֹנִית קוֹפְּטִית Hebrew
ajovan Hungarian
xì yè cāo guǒ qín Chinese
细叶糙果芹 Chinese
kmín koptský Czech