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H Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton is an accepted name

This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Elettaria (family Zingiberaceae).

The record derives from WCSP (data supplied on ) which reports it as an accepted name (record 243056) with original publication details: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 10: 254 1811.

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See "Status", "Confidence level", "Source" for definitions.

Name Status Confi­dence level Source Date supplied
Alpinia cardamomum (L.) Roxb. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum cardamomum L. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum ensal Raeusch. Synonym H WCSP
Amomum racemosum Lam. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Amomum repens Sonn. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Amomum uncinatum Stokes Synonym H WCSP
Cardamomum elletari Garsault [Invalid] Synonym H WCSP
Cardamomum malabaricum Pritz. Synonym H WCSP
Cardamomum minus (Gaertn.) Kuntze [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Cardamomum officinale Salisb. Synonym H WCSP
Cardamomum verum Oken [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Elettaria cardamomum var. minuscula Burkill Synonym L WCSP
Elettaria repens Baill. [Illegitimate] Synonym H WCSP
Matonia cardamomum (L.) Stephenson & J.M.Churchill Synonym H WCSP
Zingiber minus Gaertn. Synonym H WCSP

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Earlier versions

This name was in version 1 of The Plant List, record kew-243056.

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