Elettaria cardamomum

  • T. K. Lim

Scientific Name

Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton.


Alpinia cardamomum (L.) Roxb., Amomum cardamomum L., Amomum ensal Raeusch., Amomum racemosum Lam. nom superfl., Amomum repens Sonn. nom. superfl., Amomum uncinatum Stokes, Cardamomum elletari Garsault, Cardamomum malabaricum Pritz., Cardamomum minus (Gaertn.) Kuntze nom. illeg., Cardamomum officinale Salisb., Cardamomum verum Oken nom. superfl., Elettaria cardamomum White & Maton, Elettaria cardamomum var. minuscula Burkill, Amomum repens Sonner nom superfl., Elettaria cardamomum var. minor Watt nom. inval., Elettaria repens (Sonn.) Baillon, Elettaria repens Baill. nom. superfl., Matonia cardamomum (L.) Stephenson & J.M. Churchill, Zingiber minus Gaertn.



Common/English Names

Cardamon, Cluster Cardamom, Lesser Cardamom, Malabar Cardamom, Round Cardamom, Siam Cardamom, Ceylon Cardamom, Cardamon Seeds

Vernacular Names

  • Arabic: Hhabb El Hâl, Habbu Al Hal, Hhamâmâ, Hhabbahân, Habbu Al Han, Hel Bava, Qâqullah...


Perillyl Alcohol Geranyl Acetate Linalyl Acetate Eugenyl Acetate Terpinyl Acetate 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. K. Lim
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  1. 1.CanberraAustralia

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