commonly known as: cardamom, green cardamom, Malabar cardamom • Assamese: এলাচি elasi, ইলাচী ilasi • Bengali: এলা ela, এলাচ elacha • Gujarati: એલચી elchi, એલચીડોડો elchidodo • Hindi: छोटी इलायची choti elaichi, हरी इलायची hari elaichi, इलाची ilachi • Kannada: ಏಲಕ್ಕಿ elakki, ಯಾಲಕ್ಕಿ yaalakki • Kashmiri: ऐल् ail • Konkani: एळु ailu, येळु yelu • Malayalam: ഏലക്ക elakka, ഏലം elum, ഏലത്തരി eelaththari • Marathi: एलची elachi, एलदोडा eladoda, इलायची ilayachi • Nepali: अलैँचि alainchi • Oriya: upakuncika • Punjabi: ਛੋੱਟੀ ਇਲਾਚੀ chhotti ilachi • Sanskrit: एला ela • Tamil: ஏலம் elam, தாடிமம் tatimam • Telugu: ఏల ela, ఏలకి elaki, కోరంగి korangi • Tibetan: su-ksme, sug smel • Urdu: الاچي ilachi 
   
 


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In a Spice Garden in Ponda area of Goa on 30/9/09.


 

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Queen of Spices – Cardamom at Madikeri: Elettaria cardamomum (syn. Amomum cardamomum), a thorough native of south India
… optimum area for growing green cardamom is 8 – 13 degree N latitudes and 75 – 78 degree longitudes
… 600 to 1500 mtr above msl … as put at the Spices Board India http://www.indianspices.com/html/s0621cdm.htm  
Seen at Kodagu Valley Resort growing wild … 31 MAR 11 
…. commonly known as: cardamom, green cardamom, Malabar cardamom • Assamese: এলাচি elasi, ইলাচী ilasi • Bengali: এলা ela, এলাচ elacha • Gujarati: એલચી elchi, એલચીડોડો elchidodo • Hindi: छोटी इलायची choti elaichi, हरी इलायची hari elaichi, इलाची ilachi • Kannada: ಏಲಕ್ಕಿ elakki, ಯಾಲಕ್ಕಿ yaalakki • Kashmiri: ऐल् ail • Konkani: एळु ailu, येळु yelu • Malayalam: ഏലക്ക elakka, ഏലം elum, ഏലത്തരി eelaththari • Marathi: एलची elachi, एलदोडा eladoda, इलायची ilayachi • Nepali: अलैँचि alainchi • Oriya: upakuncika • Punjabi: ਛੋੱਟੀ ਇਲਾਚੀ chhotti ilachi • Sanskrit: एला ela • Tamil: ஏலம் elam, தாடிமம் tatimam • Telugu: ఏల ela, ఏలకి elaki, కోరంగి korangi • Tibetan: su-ksme, sug smel • Urdu: الاچي ilachi 
Best reading about (any) spices: Gernot Katzer Spice Pages … for cardamom –
http://www.uni-graz.at/~katzer/engl/Elet_car.html


– I saw these Plants in Sikkim, when i was there in Jan. 2009. But i could not see the seed capsules.


 

 

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Orchidaceae Fortnight??: 04102013GS4 for ID from Kerala GS-21 : Attachments (3). 5 posts by 4 authors.
This plant photographed by my son from Kerala look to be another Zingiberaceae member. Please help me in ID. 


Elettaria cardamomum ?


…, this is Elettaria cardamomum from the  Zingiberaceae family.   Hindi : Elaichi, velchi   Malayalam : Elakkai


 

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Perhaps Elletaria cardamomum, photographed by my son from Kerala. Please validate.


Excellent photos of Elettaria cardamomum


 

 

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Please find the photo of cardamum, Elettaria cardamomum


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For sharing-spicy archway.130914.RT : 4 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5).

A spicy walkable archway of Elettaria cardamomum-in a Cardamom platation at Kumily; Kerala.  


Wonderful uploads, …


 

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TSPNOV2015-15: Images of Elettaria cardamomum (Zingiberaceae) : 2 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (6)   
It is my pleasure to share few images of Elettaria cardamomum (Zingiberaceae
Habit: Rhizomatous herb
Habitat:Cultivated.
Sighting: Chikmagalur, Mudigere and Sakaleshpur Karnataka, about 1000 msl 
Date:15-08-2014, 16-08-2014 and 26-08-2014


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