Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
  • Family (As per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species : Elettaria cardamomum
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton
  • Common name : Cardamom
  • Vernacular name : Ela, Trutih (San.); Elachi (Hin.); Ellakki (Kan.)
  • Collection Nos : HFP 1702
  • Endemism : South-west India
  • Habit : Herb
  • Native : India
  • Comments : Not common in cultivation. Seeds form the important spice 'Cardomum', also medicinal.
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Distribution Locality : Cultivated
  • Floras referred : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Hassan; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 1988- Studies on Zingiberaceae of Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara

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