EPPO Global Database

Bixa orellana(BIXOR)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-10-07

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: BIXOR
  • Preferred name: Bixa orellana
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (except southern cone). Source of a dye. Introduced in Indian subcontinent, China (including Taiwan), tropical Africa


Common names
Name Language
anatto English
annatto English
blood tree English
lipstick tree English
Achote German
Annattostrauch German
Bischofsmütze German
Orleanbaum German
Orleanstrauch German
achote French
bixa French
rocouyer French
rocouyer des Indes French
roucou French
achiote Spanish
achote Spanish (ES)
annato Spanish
bija Spanish
chaya Spanish
onoto Spanish
annatto Italian
bixa Italian
orellana Italian
orleana Italian
roucou Italian
rucu Italian
analto Dutch
orleaanboom Dutch
açafroa Portuguese
anato Portuguese
urucú Portuguese
hóng mù Chinese
红木 Chinese