- Botanical name : Cuminum cyminum L.
- Family name : Apiaceae
- Commercial part : Fruit
There are two distinct morphological types, one erect and tall with a comparatively stronger main shoot and the other bushy with a relatively weaker main shoot and longer spreading branches.
Coriander is an important spice crop having a prime position in flavouring food. The plant is a thin stemmed, small, bushy herb, 25 to 50 cm in height with many branches and umbels. Leaves are alternate, compound.
The whole plant has a pleasant aroma. Inflorescence is a compound umbel comprises 5 smaller umbels. Fruit is globular, 3 to 4 mm diameter, when pressed break into two locules each having one seed. Fruit has delicate fragrance; seeds are pale white to light brown in colour.
|Product Name||Coriander Seeds|
|Type||Seed Whole and Splits|
|Packing||40/ 50 KG PP Bags/ Jute Bags|
|Laudability||9.5 Metric Tonnes|
|Plant source||Coriander, (Coriandrum sativum L.)|
|Immature Seed||3% Max|
|Total Ash||10% Max|
|Acid Insoluble Ash||1.25% Max|