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Published In: Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Gardens, Kew 1929(7): 228. 1929. (Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew) Name publication detail

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
Type: Type locality: Egypt.
Distribution: Distribution: Afghanistan, Middle East, USSR, North Africa, India, W. Pakistan.
Comment/Acknowledgements: This species is commonly cultivated and is used as a carminative and as a spice. The seeds contain Thymol
Illustration: Trachyspermum ammi (L.) Sprague (Illustration)
Map Location: B-7 Gilgit: R.R. Stewart 26391 (RAW); B-9 Baltistan: Shyok Vy., R.R. Stewart 20859 (RAW); Skardu, R.R. Stewart 20412 (RAW); C-7 Jhelum: Sadiq Masih 27276 (RAW) ; Rawalpindi Dist.: Rawalpindi, R. R. Stewart 13839, 16524 (RAW); Hassan Abdal, Chablat bridge, M.A. Siddiqi 2687 (RAW); C-8 Kash¬mir: Kotli, A. Rashid, s.n. (RAW) ; Kudrila, Kotli, A. Rashid, s.n. (RAW) ; D-4 Baluchistan : Pishin, Y. Nasir & Zaffar Ali 5759 (RAW) ; D-5 Loralai, Mohindar Nath 2056 (RAW); G-2 Makran, Lamond 624 (E).


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Annual, 15-50 cm tall, branched. Stem glabrous. Leaves much divided; ultimate segments filiform. Involucre of 5-8 linear, sometimes pinnate, bracts. Rays 8-16, glabrous, unequal. Involucel of 5-8 linear, sometimes pinnate bract-lets. Pedicels twice as long as the fruit. Fruit ovoid, 2 mm long, muricate; ridges not prominent; stylopodium conical; styles c. mm long.
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