Flower Database

Elettaria cardamomum、Cardamon

Basic information
Flower Name
Elettaria cardamomum、Cardamon
Formal Name
Elettaria cardamomum
Alias
小豆蒄, Cardamon
Habitat
Southern India, Sri Lanka
Morph
Perennial herb
Comment
Cardamon (Scientific name: Elettaria cardamomum) is native to southern India, Sri Lanka, the Malay Peninsula, and is a perennial of the family Zingiberaceae. Seeds are used for spices such as curry and tea. It is said that there is tonic, digestive promotion, antipyretic in the medicinal effect called as the queen of spice.
Generic name: Cardamon, Scientific name: Elettaria cardamomum, Origin: Southern India, Sri Lanka, Malay Peninsula , Plant height: 1-3 m, flowering period: July - August, leaf shape: lanceolate shape, leaf margin: wavy, leaf length: 1 m, flower color: white with red purple streaks, inflorescence form: ear inflorescence, corolla Type: funnel shape, fruit: oval shape, Use: seeds spice or civil medicine.
Detailed information
Order
Zingiberales
Family
Zingiberaceae
Genus
Elettaria
Species
E. cardamomum
Flower type
Zygomorphic Flower
Flower array
Spike Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Lanceolate
Leaf edge
Repand
Flowering place
field
Color
White
Season
Jul
Height
100  ~ 300  [cm]
Diameter
 ~