Taxon: Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton

 
Genus: Elettaria
Family: Zingiberaceae
  Subfamily: Alpinioideae
      Tribe: Alpinieae
Nomen number: 300197
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10:254, t. 5. 1811
Name Verified on: 04-Aug-1986 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Dec-1994
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 12 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . possibly native in s.e. Asia

    Native:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka

  • Cultivated:

    . widely cult. in tropics

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