EPPO Global Database

Arenga pinnata(AGBPI)

Code created in: 2002-02-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AGBPI
  • Preferred name: Arenga pinnata
  • Authority: (von Wurmb) Merrill


Bangladesh, northeast India, Indochina, Malesia (Malaya, Sulawesi, Philippines). Commercially important for fruits and fermented sap, and potentially as a biofuel species. Introduced in India, China, West Africa (Benin), New Guinea

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Arenga saccharifera Labillardière
Saguerus pinnatus von Wurmb

Common names
Name Language
gomuti palm English
sagwine English
sugar palm English
Molukken-Zuckerpalme German
palmier à sucre French
palma azucarera Spanish
saguero de Cuba Spanish (MX)
palma arenga Italian
palma dello zucchero Italian
palma saccarifera Italian
arengpalm Dutch
suikerpalm Dutch
gamúti Portuguese
gomuteira Portuguese
gomuto Portuguese
palmeira-do-açúcar Portuguese
palmeira-nangka Portuguese
sockerpalm Swedish
аренга перистая Russian
пальма гомути Russian
сахарная пальма Russian
kabong Indonesian