Jeeraka / Cumin / Cuminum cyminum

Jeeraka, Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) Description of Plant Cumin (Cuminum cyminum) is a small annual herb which grows up to 30-50 cm in height. Its leaves are alternate, compound, filiform segment, with sheeting bases. The flowers are small white, found in compound umbels or umbrella-like clusters. The flowers have both male and female structures together and an inferior ovary that develops into a very characteristic fruit called a cremocarp. Fruits are greenish, turns grey when ripe, tapering towards both ends, covered

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