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Vernacular names of plants within the Genus Amomum

round cardamom

Hierarchical position of the Genus Amomum

   Regnum  Plantae
common name: The plant kingdom
   Divisio  Magnoliophyta Cronquist
syn. Angiospermophyta / Anthophyta
pub. Takht. & Zimmerm. ex Reveal, Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: angiosperms, flowering plants
   Subdivisio  Magnoliophytina Frohne & U. Jensen ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 79: 70. 29 Apr 1996.
common name: Angiosperms
   Classis  Liliopsida Brongn.
pub. Enum. Pl. Mus. Paris: xv, 17. 12 Aug 1843.
common name: Monocots
   Subclassis  Zingiberidae Cronquist
pub. 1978
   SuperOrdo  Zingiberanae Takht. ex Reveal
pub. Phytologia 74: 179. 25 Mar 1993.
   Ordo  Zingiberales Griseb.
pub. Grundr. Syst. Bot.: 167. Jan-Jun 1854.
   Familia  Strelitziaceae (K. Schum.) Hutch.
pub. Fam. Fl. Pl. 2: 72. 1934.
common name: Bird-of-Paradises
   Subfamilia  Amomoideae Blume ex Hassk.
pub. Cat. Hort. Bot. Bogor.: 50. Oct 1844.
   Tribus  Amomeae Meisn.
pub. Pl. Vasc. Gen.: Tab Diagn. 388, Comm. 291. 17-20 Aug 1842.
   Genus  Amomum L.
pub. (1753)
common name: cardamom

Named members of the Genus Amomum

   Species  alpinia Rottb.
syn. Renealmia alpinia
   Species  cardamomum L.
syn. Elettaria cardamomum
   Species  compactum Sol. ex Maton
common name: round cardamom
   Species  gracile Blume
common name: serkkom
   Species  kepulaga Sprague & Burkill
syn. Amomum compactum
   Species  zedoaria Christm.
syn. Curcuma zedoaria
   Species  zerumbet L.
syn. Zingiber zerumbet
   Species  zingiber L.
syn. Zingiber officinale

Individual specimen entries are published in the sample database supplied with The Compleat Botanica for species or varieties of this supra-generic taxon.

For a description of the methodology followed in establishing this hierarchy see the note Nomenclature used in The Compleat Botanica.


Last reviewed October 31, 2004   


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