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Cuminum cyminum
(cumin)

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Cuminum cyminum (cumin)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cuminum cyminum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • cumin
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Essential oils
  • Pesticide
  • Spices and culinary herbs
  • Traditional/folklore
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cuminum cyminum L.

Preferred Common Name

  • cumin

Other Scientific Names

  • Cuminum odorum Salisb. (1796)
  • Ligusticum cuminum (L.) Crantz (1767)

International Common Names

  • English: Roman caraway
  • Spanish: comino
  • French: cumin; faux aneth; faux anis
  • Portuguese: cominhos

Local Common Names

  • Cambodia: ma chin
  • Germany: Kreuzkuemmel
  • Indonesia: jinten bodas; jinten poteh; jinten putih
  • Italy: cumino
  • Laos: th'ien kha:w
  • Malaysia: jintan puteh
  • Myanmar: ziya
  • Netherlands: komijn
  • Sweden: spiskummin
  • Thailand: thian-khao; yi-ra

EPPO code

  • CVUCY (Cuminum cyminum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Apiales
  •                         Family: Apiaceae
  •                             Genus: Cuminum
  •                                 Species: Cuminum cyminum

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Spices and culinary herbs

Materials

  • Essential oils
  • Pesticide

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Traditional/folklore