Amomum Roxb.

This genus is accepted, and its native range is Tropical & Subtropical Asia to N. Queensland.

Native to:

Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, China South-Central, China Southeast, East Himalaya, Hainan, India, Jawa, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Malaya, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, Philippines, Queensland, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Thailand, Tibet, Vietnam

Amomum Roxb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 2006 Utteridge, T.M.A. [390], New Guinea 29047.974 No
Jul 1, 2000 Utteridge, T.M.A. [372], New Guinea 71255.000 No
Jun 1, 1984 Elmer, A.D.E. [20108], Sabah K000255027 Unknown type material Yes
Sands, M.J.S. [2333], New Guinea 29047.818 No
Sands, M.J.S. [2333], New Guinea 29047.819 No
Sands, M.J.S. [2093], New Guinea 29047.820 No
Thailand 35125.000 No
Reilly, J. [244], Malaysia 49867.000 No
Reilly, J. [219], Malaysia 49871.000 No
Reilly, J. [184], Malaysia 49872.000 No
Reilly, J. [126], Malaysia Elettariopsis 49877.000 No
Willis, F. [15], Vietnam Elettariopsis 61321.000 No
Willis, F. [15], Vietnam Elettariopsis 61322.000 No

First published in Pl. Coromandel 3: 75 (1820)

Accepted by

  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 1-529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Lamxay, V. & Newman, M.F. (2012). A revision of Amomum (Zingiberaceae) in Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam. Edinburgh Journal of Botany 69: 99-206.

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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  • Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

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