Amomum kingii Baker, in Hook. f., Fl. Brit. India 6: 241. 1892




Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last Record: before 1892

Rediscovered in ?



Sikkim, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Baker, J.G. (1892). Amomum, pp. 233–243. In: Hooker, J.D. (ed). Flora of British India - Vol. 6. L. Reeve and Co., London.


Other references:

Bhadra, Sreetama and Bandyopadhyay, Maumita. (2017). A new distribution report of the Critically Endangered Amomum kingii Baker (Zingiberaceae) outside Sikkim, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 9(10): 10835-10838.

Thomas, V. P. and Sabu, M.­ (2015). Rediscovery of Amomum kingii Baker (Zingiberaceae): endemic and highly threatened ginger from Sikkim, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 7(3): 7034-7036.


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