Cumin

Cuminum cyminum

  • Cumin
  • Cumin
  • Flower name
    Cumin
  • Scientific name
    Cuminum cyminum
  • Aliasバキン, Cuminum
  • Place of originEgypt
  • Place of floweringOverseas
  • Flowering seasonApril

What is Cumin

Cumin (scientific name: Cuminum cyminum) is a native of Egypt and is an annual grass in the family Apiaceae. It is a kind of herb with a unique fragrance. The seeds are ground and used to flavor curry and meat dishes. In ancient Egypt, it was used as an embalming agent in the making of mummies.

Common name: cumin, scientific name: Cuminum cyminum, origin: Cuminum Egypt, Living type: annual herb, grass height: 20-40 cm, flower color: pink, white, flower diameter: 2-3 cm Flowering season: April.


  • Eye
    Apiales
  • Family
    Apiaceae
  • Genus
    Cuminum
  • Species
    C. cyminum
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Scattered inflorescence/ umbrella shape
  • Petal shape
    Five-petal
  • Leaf type
    Odd pinnate compound leaf
  • Edge of the leaf
    Serrated
  • Life typeannual herb
  • Flower colorsPink
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height20.0 ~ 40.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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