Black Cumin

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Known by its botanical name as Nigella Sativa, It grows to 20–30 cm height, with finely divided, linear (but not threadlike) leaves. The flowers are delicate, and usually colored pale blue and white. The seeds have an aroma similar to fennel and have a pungent flavor.


Location It is widely grown in Southern Ethiopia, especially in Shewa.

Where it Grows