Amomum cannicarpum (Wight) Benth. ex Baker

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Basionym : Elettaria cannicarpa Wight
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Amomum cannicarpum (Wight) Benth. ex Baker
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Frequent in Western Ghats
  • Flower, Fruit : April-July
  • Collection Nos : HFP 2870, KFP 11839
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Hassan district, Kodagu (Coorg) district
    • Kerala : Kannur district, Wayanad district, Malappuram district, Palakkad district, Thrissur district, Idukki district, Kollam district, Thiruvananthapuram district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Saldanha & Nicolson, 1976 - Flora of Hassan district, Karnataka; Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg District; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 1988- Studies on Zingiberaceae of Karnataka; Sasidharan, N. 2011. Flowering plants of Kerala. DVD, V 2, KFRI.
  • Citation : Sankara Rao, K., Raja K Swamy, Deepak Kumar, Arun Singh R. and K. Gopalakrishna Bhat (2019). Flora of Peninsular India. http://peninsula.ces.iisc.ac.in/plants.php?name=Amomum cannicarpum. Downloaded on 18 August 2019.

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