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Linnaean Name: Nigella sativa Linnaeus
Reference: Species Plantarum 1 : 534 (1753)
Provenance: "Habitat in Aegypto, Creta."
Type: Lectotype : Herb. Burser VII(1): 123 (UPS)
Designated by: Strid in Jarvis & al. (ed.), Taxon 54 : 469 (2005)
Current Name: Nigella sativa L.
Current Family: Ranunculaceae
Comments: Strid provides a detailed review of earlier attempts at typification of this name.
Record last updated: 24/03/2006