- Flower nameElettaria cardamomum、Cardamon
- Scientific nameElettaria cardamomum
- Aliasショウズク, 小豆蒄, Cardamon
- Place of originSouthern India, Sri Lanka
- Place of floweringField
- Flowering seasonJuly
What is Elettaria cardamomum、Cardamon
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.