EPPO Global Database

Astrocaryum vulgare(AOYVU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AOYVU
  • Preferred name: Astrocaryum vulgare
  • Authority: von Martius


Guyanas, Brazil (northern, central, northeastern). A species of Amazon rain forest. Edible fruits. Potential biofuel species. A. aculeatum and A. vulgare do not appear to be distinguished by their common names.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Astrocaryum cucumoides Drude

Common names
Name Language
Tucuma German
aouara French
chambira Spanish (BO)
palmera de tucuma Spanish
awarra Dutch
aiara Portuguese (BR)
coqueiro Portuguese (BR)
cumara Portuguese (BR)
tucumã Portuguese
tucumã-do-Pará Portuguese
tucumanzeiro Portuguese
tucum-bravo Portuguese (BR)
пальма тукум Russian