EPPO Global Database

Arracacia xanthorrhiza(ABAXA)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ABAXA
  • Preferred name: Arracacia xanthorrhiza
  • Authority: Bancroft

Notes

South America (northwest). Cultivated as a root crop. Introduced in Central America, Caribbean


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Arracacia esculenta de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
arracacha English
Peruvian carrot English
pomme de terre céleri French
arracacha Spanish (BO)
arracha Spanish (BO)
racacha Spanish (BO)
virraca Spanish (BO)
batata-baroa Portuguese (BR)
mandioquinha Portuguese (BR)