Elettaria cardamomum (L.) Maton


Leaves to 1 m long, the plant growing 3-4 m tall. Flower clusters to 60 cm long. Flowers white, the lip with violet stripes. Fruit a capsule about 2 cm long containing aromatic seeds. [Amomum cardamom L.]


Source: Spencer, R. (2005). Zingiberaceae. In: Spencer, R.. Horticultural Flora of South-eastern Australia. Volume 5. Flowering plants. Monocotyledons. The identification of garden and cultivated plants. University of New South Wales Press.

Distribution map
kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Lilianae
order      Zingiberales
family       Zingiberaceae
genus        Elettaria Maton