EPPO Global Database

Acanthophoenix rubra(AKPRU)

Last modification: 2010-02-20

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AKPRU
  • Preferred name: Acanthophoenix rubra
  • Authority: (Bory) H.Wendland


Mascarene Islands, where it is cultivated for its edible terminal buds, and has become rare in the wild.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Acanthophoenix crinita (Bory) H.Wendland
Areca crinita Bory
Areca rubra Bory
Calamus verschaffeltii H.Wendland

Common names
Name Language
barbel palm English
red palm English
palmiste rouge French
アカトゲノヤシ Japanese
akatogenoyashi Japanese
акантофоеникс волосатый Russian
акантофоеникс красный Russian