Bunium persicum

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Bunium persicum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Apiales
Family: Apiaceae
Genus: Bunium
Species: B. persicum
Binomial name
Bunium persicum
(Boiss.) B. Fedtsch.[1]
Synonyms[2]
  • Carum heterophyllum Regel & Schmalh.
  • Carum persicum Boiss.

Bunium persicum is a plant species in the family Apiaceae that was previously included in genus Carum. It is related to cumin (Cuminum cyminum).

The closely related species Bunium bulbocastanum, which is used as a spice and as a vegetable, and commonly called great pignut,[3] black zira,[3] or earthnut,[3] was previously considered to be a synonym of B. persicum.[4]

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