Definition of Genus elettaria
1. Noun. Cardamom.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus
Group relationships: Family Zingiberaceae, Ginger Family, Zingiberaceae
Member holonyms: Cardamom, Cardamon, Elettaria Cardamomum
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Elettaria
Literary usage of Genus elettaria
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1. Materia Indica, Or, Some Account of Those Articles which are Employed by the by Whitelaw Ainslie (1826)
"The plant which produces the lesser cardamom seed, has lately occasioned the establishing of a new genus (elettaria), and which has been so named from the ..."
2. Medicinal Plants: Being Descriptions with Original Figures of the Principal ...by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen by Robert Bentley, Henry Trimen (1880)
"Lindl., Veg. Kingd., p. 165; Le Maout and Dec., p. 760. genus elettaria,* Maton. Endlicher, Gen. Plant., p. 223. Species about 8, natives of tropical Asia. ..."