Taxon: Amomum subulatum Roxb.

 
Genus: Amomum
Family: Zingiberaceae
  Subfamily: Alpinioideae
      Tribe: Alpinieae
Nomen number: 411952
Place of publication: Pl. Coromandel 3: t. 227. 1815 ("1819")
Name Verified on: 15-Oct-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Oct-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (fide F Bhutan)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2; Wealth India RM ed2)
  • Social: masticatory (fide F Bhutan)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangxi, - Xizang, - Yunnan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India - Sikkim, - Assam, - West Bengal; Nepal
    • Indo-China: Myanmar

  • Cultivated:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin). 2009 (Vara kulturvaxt namn)
  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, India The wealth of India: a dictionary of Indian raw materials and industrial products. Raw materials (revised edition). New Delhi. 1985-1992 (Wealth India RM ed2)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Guzman, C. C. de & J. S. Siemonsma, eds. 1999. Spices (Pl Res SEAs) 13:246.
  • Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Amomum subulatum Roxb. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.