1. Family: Zingiberaceae Martinov
    1. Amomum Roxb.

      1. This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Queensland.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Maluku, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

    Amomum Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2006 Utteridge, T.M.A. [390], New Guinea 29047.974
    Jul 1, 2000 Utteridge, T.M.A. [372], New Guinea 71255.000
    Jun 1, 1984 Elmer, A.D.E. [20108], Sabah K000255027 Unknown type material
    Thailand 35125.000
    Sands, M.J.S. [2333], New Guinea 29047.818
    Sands, M.J.S. [2333], New Guinea 29047.819
    Sands, M.J.S. [2093], New Guinea 29047.820
    Reilly, J. [244], Malaysia 49867.000
    Reilly, J. [219], Malaysia 49871.000
    Reilly, J. [184], Malaysia 49872.000
    Reilly, J. [126], Malaysia Elettariopsis 49877.000
    Willis, F. [15], Vietnam Elettariopsis 61321.000
    Willis, F. [15], Vietnam Elettariopsis 61322.000

    First published in Pl. Coromandel 3: 75 (1820)

    Accepted by

    • Lamxay, V. & Newman, M.F. (2012). A revision of Amomum (Zingiberaceae) in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam Edinburgh Journal of Botany 69: 99-206.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0