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Accepted name: 
Acorus calamus L. [Acoraceae]
Source of taxonomy and confidence: 
World Checklist ( Three stars out of three )
Information about this plant: 
Non-scientific name: Class of name: Medicinal source:
acore calame Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
acore odorant Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
acore vrai Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
ISO 4720:2009 Essential oils: Nomenclature (2009)
Les Plantes Méd. de la Pharmacopée: Liste A (2000)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
acori calami rhizoma Pharmaceutical Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
acoro verdadero Other Archivos de Flora Iberica (Morales et al., 1996)
acorus Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
agar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
agre turki Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
agre-turki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
agreturki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
agri-turki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
akaraveci Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
akkitam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
aorch Other Med. Pl. of Utror-Gabral Valleys, Pakistan. (Hamayun et al, 2003)
arpakeci Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
arpakecu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
athibaje Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ativacam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
attakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ayamavati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ayavaci Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bacc Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
bach Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Ethnobot. of the Pangkhua Community in Bangladesh (Faruque, 2019)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
bacha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bachh Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bachinampa Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
baj Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bajai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
baje Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
baje gida Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
barian Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
barin Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
baz Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
beach Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bhadra Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bhoja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bhuta-nashini Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bhutanashini Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bodhaniya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bodi Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
boja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
bojho Other MAPs in Makawanpur District, Central Nepal (Bhattarai et al., 2017)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
buch Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cakatai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
calami rhizoma Pharmaceutical Malaysian Herbal Monograph, Vol. 2. (2009)
Pharmacopoeia Helvetica (Swissmedic, 2006)
calamo Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
calamo aromatico Other Dizionario Delle Erbe Med. (Suozzi, 1995)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants of Econ. Importance (FAO, 1983)
calamus Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al, 2007)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
ISO 4720:2009 Essential oils: Nomenclature (2009)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Native American Ethnobotany (Moerman, 1998)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHODrug Herbal Substances (WHO-UMC, 2019)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
calamus roots Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
calamís Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
camanam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
canakantakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
canakantam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
canakappulitam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
canattanam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cantankotan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cantatikam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
capinakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cataikantam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cataikkantam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
catakantam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
catakkotan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
catakkotanam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
catiyattakam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cattukantam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cavukanti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cetilolam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
changpu Other Homegarden Med. Ethnobot. of Naxi in NW Yunnan (Yang et al., 2014)
citakentam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
civayoki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cukkulakantam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cutuvan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
cálamo aromático Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Med. Pl. Braz. Pharm. (Brandão et al., 2006)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
dagade Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
deringau Other Malaysian Herbal Monograph, Vol. 2. (2009)
emavati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
eğir Other Med. Pl. Trade Turkey (Özhatay et al., 1997)
eğir kökü Other Med. Pl. Trade Turkey (Özhatay et al., 1997)
flag root Other Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
flagroot Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
galani Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghodavaca Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ghoduvaj Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ghodvach Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
ghorabach Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ghorbach Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
golomi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gora-bach Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
gorbacc Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gorbach Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gur Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
gurbaz Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
haimavati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
haimdvati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ikshuparni Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
imavari Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
iraccollan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
irusimulam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
irutimulam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jalaja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jatila Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
jerangau Other Malaysian Herbal Monograph, Vol. 2. (2009)
jerangoh Other Malaysian Herbal Monograph, Vol. 2. (2009)
jone odorant Other Les Plantes Arom. et Med. (Bremness, 1996)
kalmoes Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
kalmus Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Kleines Heilkräuter-Lexikon (Schilcher, 2008)
Kräuter Gewürze und Heilpflanzen (Bremness, 1994)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Pharmacopoeia Helvetica (Swissmedic, 2006)
WHODrug Herbal Substances (WHO-UMC, 2019)
kanga Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kantakapasanam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kantamacceti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kantamam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kapatakkatti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kapatamitti Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kavana Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kayamalaki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kayamalakikam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kayamavati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kayimavati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kayiravati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kilatolya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kiravanattukkati Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kshudrapatri Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
kulomicai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
luplak Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
mangalya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
masha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
matali Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mattiri Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mattirikam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mokai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
motai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mukkikam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
mukkil Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
myrtle-flag Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
naaru baeru Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
napittari Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
narram Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
narru berua Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
nattam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
nattuvacampu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
percollamaruntu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
percollan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
petiyaikkattumuli Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
petiyaikkattumulikai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
peyarcollan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
peyarcollatatu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pillai maruntho Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
pillaimaruntu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pillaivalarppan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
puccikolli Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
pullai-valathi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
rakalop Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
rakshoghni Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
rat root Other Malaysian Herbal Monograph, Vol. 2. (2009)
rhizoma acori calami Pharmaceutical Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
rhizomata calami Pharmaceutical Med. Pl. of the Russian Pharm. (Shikov, 2014)
rusimulam Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sadgrantha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
safed bach Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
safed-bach Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
schleshmaghni Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sete Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
shadagrantha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shadgrantha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shadgranthagolomi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shataparvika Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
shicangpu Other Malaysian Herbal Monograph, Vol. 2. (2009)
shuichangpu Other Med. Pls. Used by Maonan People in China. (Hong et l., 2015)
Trad. Med. in Dali Prefecture, SW China. (Zhang et al., 2014)
skha waja Other Pl. for Snake and Scorpion Bite in N. Pakistan (Butt et al., 2015)
skhawaja Other High Value Med. Pl. to Pakistani Communities (Sher et al, 2014)
Med. Pl. in Mountainous Chail Valley, Pakistan (Ahmad et al., 2014)
Med. Pl. of Utror-Gabral Valleys, Pakistan. (Hamayun et al, 2003)
skhuwaja Other Med. Pl. for Respiratory Disorders in Abbottabad (Kayani et al., 2014)
smarani Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sripadi Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
su dag Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
su-dag Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sweet calamus Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
sweet cane Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sweet fig Other Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
sweet flag Other Encyclopedia of Herb. Medicine (Bartram, 1995)
Herbal Medicines, 3rd edn. (Barnes et al, 2007)
ISO 4720:2009 Essential oils: Nomenclature (2009)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Malaysian Herbal Monograph, Vol. 2. (2009)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
WHODrug Herbal Substances (WHO-UMC, 2019)
World Economic Plants (Wiersema et al., 2013)
sweet grass Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sweet rush Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
sweet sage Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
sweet sedge Other Malaysian Herbal Monograph, Vol. 2. (2009)
sweet-flag Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
sweetflag Other Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
sweetroot Other GRIN Report: World Economic Plants (Wiersema, 1999)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
syede Other Plants and People of Nepal (Manandhar, 2002)
the sweet flag Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
thit Other Ethnobot. of the Pangkhua Community in Bangladesh (Faruque, 2019)
tibet sweetflag rhizome Other Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
tikshna Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
tikshnapatra Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ugragandha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ugragandhaha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ugragandhā Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
ugragranthi Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ugrā Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
ukkirakantai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
ukkiri Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
umiyal Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
uraippan Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
uromakkilanku Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vaca Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
vacai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vacampu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vacar Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vacavaci Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vach Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
vacha Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
Herbs of Commerce (McGuffin et al., 2000)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Med. Pl. of the World (Wyk & Wink, 2004)
Medicinal Plant Marketing in Bangladesh (Dixie et al., 2003)
U.S. FDA Substance Registration System (2016)
vacha-ugra-gandhaha Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vacā (rhizome) Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
vadaja Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vaembu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vaj Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
vajj or vaj Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
varch Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
variegated sweet flag Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
Ayurvedic Med. Plants of Sri Lanka (2016)
vasa Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
vasamboo Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vasambu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
vasampu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vash Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vashambu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vashampa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vashanapa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vayambhu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vayambu Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
vayampu Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vekhand Other Demand & Supply of Med. Pl. in India (Ved et al., 2008)
Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vekhanda Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
vekhandas Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
vekuvacamutaiyayoki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vekuvacamutaiyoki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
veni Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
verkkattai Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vicamattiri Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
vijaya Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
wadakaha Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
Ayurvedic Med. Plants of Sri Lanka (2016)
waj turki Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
waj-e-turki Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
waja Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
waja-e-turki Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
wajae turki Other Unani Pharmacopoeia India (2007-2008)
wasa Other Indian Med. Pl. Database (TDU, 2020)
zangchangpu Other Pharmacopoeia of China (2005)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2010)
Pharmacopoeia of China (2015)
وج Other Traditional Persian Med. Pl. Database (Rahimi et al., 2018)
වදකහ Other Ayurvedic Med. Pl. of Sri Lanka (Samarasuriya et al., 2020)
ṣaḍgranthā Other Ayurvedic Pharm. of India (1999-2011)
水菖蒲 Other Med. Pls. Used by Maonan People in China. (Hong et l., 2015)
Trad. Med. in Dali Prefecture, SW China. (Zhang et al., 2014)