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This genus is accepted, and its native range is S. India to W. Malesia.
Elettaria cardamomum (cardamom)

Native to:

India, Sri Lanka

Introduced into:

Bangladesh, Cambodia, Costa Rica, Lesser Sunda Is., Réunion, Thailand, Trinidad-Tobago

Elettaria Maton appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 250 (1811)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (2001). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS E-F: 1-50919.

Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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