EPPO Global Database

Bactris gasipaes(BCTGA)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BCTGA
  • Preferred name: Bactris gasipaes
  • Authority: Kunth


South and Central America. Edible fruits and apical buds.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Guilielma gasipaes (Kunth) L.H.Bailey
Guilielma utilis Ørsted

Common names
Name Language
Pfirsichpalme German
peach palm English
pejibave palm English
pewa English
spiny-club palm English
cachipay Spanish
chontaduro Spanish (BO)
macanilla Spanish (BO)
palma pejibaye Spanish
pijibay Spanish
pijuajo Spanish (BO)
piriguao Spanish (NI)
pixbae Spanish
pupuña Spanish
tembe Spanish
palmier de Pejibaye French
palmier pêche French
pijuayo Italian
pupunha Italian
pejibaye Dutch
perzikpalm Dutch
pupunha Portuguese (BR)
pupunheira Portuguese
персиковая пальма Russian
чонтила Russian