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Taxon: Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton var. cardamomum

 
Genus: Elettaria
Family: Zingiberaceae
Subfamily: Alpinioideae
Tribe: Alpinieae
Nomen number: 14982
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 04-Aug-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: flavoring (spice obtained from seeds, as Elettaria cardamom)
  • Materials: essential oils (as Elettaria cardamom)
  • Medicines: folklore (as Elettaria cardamom) folklore (as Elettaria cardamom) folklore (as Elettaria cardamom)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated



    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania, Uganda
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Korea

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala


References:

  1. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963-1968. Flora of Java.
  2. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs Note: = Elettaria cardamomum
  4. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  5. Guzman, C. C. de & J. S. Siemonsma, eds. 1999. Spices. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) 13:118.
  6. Kuriakose, G. et al. 2009. Domestication of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum) in Western Ghats, India: divergence in productive traits and a shift in major pollinators. Ann. Bot. (Oxford) 103:727-733. Note: = Elettaria cardamomum
  7. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2 121-122. Note: = Elettaria cardamomum
  8. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  9. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  10. Parham, J. W. 1972. Plants of the Fiji islands, revised ed.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  12. Prasath, D. & M. N. Venugopal. 2004. Genetic diversity and conservation of cardamom (Elettaria cardamomum Maton.) in India. Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 138:55-60.
  13. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  14. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_40.html target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton var. cardamomum :

  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=14982. Accessed 18 September 2019.