EPPO Global Database

Areca catechu(ARMCA)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-02

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ARMCA
  • Preferred name: Areca catechu
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Malesia (Philippines). Cultivated for its nuts, which are chewed with betel (Piper betle, q.v.). Introduced in Himalayas, India, Bangladesh, China, Indochina, Malesia (generally), New Guinea


Common names
Name Language
areca-nut palm English
betel-nut palm English
Betelnußpalme German
Betelpalme German
Katechupalme German
arec cachou French
aréquier French
noyer d'arec French
areca Spanish
palmera de betel Spanish
palmera de nuez de betel Spanish
areca Italian
avellana d'India Italian
palma catechu Italian
areekpalm Dutch
arekanootboom Dutch
arequeira Portuguese
faufel Portuguese
noz-betel Portuguese
palmeira-areca Portuguese
palmeira-betel Portuguese
palmeira-de-betel Portuguese
betelpalm Swedish
бетелевая пальма Russian
bīng láng Chinese
槟榔 Chinese
pinang Indonesian