Bastard Melegueta pepper or locally known in Cameroon as Ndong spice is one of several items commonly confused in literature and on spice pages. It is part of the African cardamom genus of Aframomum and includes Grains of paradise and Melegueta pepper. It has a very strong peppery taste with notes of pine needles, flowers, coconut and a sweetness to it. Packed in 50 ml volume flat bottomed test tubes with product weight of approximately 22 g for pods and 35 g for loose seeds. Packed by volume and settling may occur.