EPPO Global Database

Bertholletia excelsa(BTHEX)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-10-07

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BTHEX
  • Preferred name: Bertholletia excelsa
  • Authority: Bonpland

Notes

South America (northwest, northern Brazil, Peru, Bolivia). The edible nuts are harvested in the wild


Common names
Name Language
Brazil nut English
para nut English
Brasilnußbaum German
Paranußbaum German
noyer de Para French
noyer du Brésil French
castaño montés Spanish (ES)
nuez de Brasil Spanish
nuez de Pará Spanish
palo Panamá Spanish (ES)
noce del Brasile Italian
noce del Parà Italian
para-not-boom Dutch
castanheira-do-pará Portuguese