EPPO Global Database

Borassus flabellifer(BASFL)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-11-13

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BASFL
  • Preferred name: Borassus flabellifer
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Tropical Asia. The sap (toddy) is made into a fermented beverage (arrack) or processed into sugar (jaggery). Cultivated as an ornamental


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Borassus flabelliformis Murray

Common names
Name Language
Fächerpalme German
Lontaropalme German
Palmyrapalme German
Zuckerpalme German
Asian Palmyra palm English
black palm English
brab English
Cambodian palm English
lontar palm English
Palmyra palm English
sugar palm English
toddy palm English
wine palm English
palma palmira Spanish
palmera de Palmira asiática Spanish
borasse French
palmier à vin French
palmier de Palmyre French
palmier rônier French
rondier French
palma da ventagli Italian
palma di Palmyra Italian
longarpalm Dutch
lontar Dutch
palmyrapalm Dutch
palmeira-palmira Portuguese
пальмира Russian
черная пальмира Russian
palmyrapalm Swedish