Amomum ghaticum K.G.Bhat

 
  • Family : ZINGIBERACEAE
    (GINGER FAMILY)
  • Family (as per The Plant List) : Zingiberaceae
  • Species Name (as per The Plant List) : Amomum ghaticum K.G.Bhat
  • Habit : Herb
  • Habitat : Evergreen forests
  • Comments / notes : Rare in forests of Western Ghats
  • Key identification features : Herbs with rhizome. Flowers in oblong cylindrical spikes, pink. Capsule reddish, densely echinate
  • Flower, Fruit : May-June
  • Distribution :
    • Karnataka : Kodagu (Coorg) district, Dakshina Kannada district
    • Kerala : Idukki district, Kottayam district
  • Native : India
  • Endemism : Southern Western Ghats
  • World Distribution : India
  • Conservation Status : Not Evaluated (NE)
  • Literature : Keshava Murthy & Yoganarasimhan, 1990 – Flora of Coorg; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 1988- Studies on Zingiberaceae of Karnataka; Gopalakrishna Bhat, 2014 - Flora of South Kanara; 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 ghaticum. Downloaded on 17 August 2019.

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