EPPO Global Database

Astrocaryum aculeatum(AOYTU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AOYTU
  • Preferred name: Astrocaryum aculeatum
  • Authority: Meyer & Neide


Widespread in tropical South America. Edible fruits. Potential biofuel plants. A. aculeatum and A. vulgare do not appear to be distinguished by their common names.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Astrocaryum tucuma von Martius

Common names
Name Language
tucuma English
Tucum German
tucuma French
cumare Spanish
tucuma Spanish
tucumã Portuguese
тукума Russian