Sorting Guizotia names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :



Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass.

SYNONYM(S) : Guizotia oleifera DC. var. sativa DC., Guizotia oleifera DC.,  Parthenium luteum Spr., Polymnia abyssinica L.f., Ramtilla oleifera DC. , Verbesina sativa Roxb.

AMHARIC : Nog, Noog, Nook, Nuk, (plant - Ethiopia), Nehigue (oil - Ethiopia).

ASSAMESE : Sorguja.

BENGALI : Sarguza.

DANISH : Nigerfrø.

ENGLISH : Inga seed, Niger, Niger seed, Niger-seed oil, Ramtil oil.

FINNISH : Keltiöt.

FRENCH : Guizotia oléifère, Niger.

GERMAN : Gingellikraut, Nigersaat, Ramtillkraut.

GUJARATI : Ramtal.

HINDI : Jagni, Ramtil, Ramtilla.

KANNADA : Hechellu.

MARATHI : Karale, Khurasani.

NEPALESE : Jhuse til, Krishhna guruu (Krisna guru), Philinge.

ORIYA : Alashi.

POLISH : Olejarka abisyñska.

PORTUGUESE : Verbesina da India.

PUNJABI : Ramtil.

RUSSIAN :   Gizotsiia abissinskaia, Семена растения, Масло нуга .

SLOVENIAN : Abesinska gizotija.

SPANISH : Negrillo, Ramtilla.

SWEDISH : Negerfrö.

TAMIL : Payellu.

TELUGU : Verrinuvvulu.

Photograph of seeds at Birds online in Germany.
Photograph of seeds at Canaries' Almanac.

Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.

SYNONYM(S) : Veslingia scabra Vis.

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Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov. subsp. scabra

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General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

Getinet A. & Sharma S.M. 1996, Niger - Guizotia abyssinica (L.f.) Cass. Promoting the Conservation & Use of Underutilized & Neglected Crops. 5. Institute of Plant Genetics & Crop Plant Research, Gatersleben / International Plant Genetic Resources Institute, Rome. Italy. PDF version at International Plant Genetic Resources Institute < >.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

USDA, ARS, 2000, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (xx xxxx 2002).

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.


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