EPPO Global Database

Cajanus cajan(CAJCA)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-08-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CAJCA
  • Preferred name: Cajanus cajan
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Huth

Notes

Himalayas, India. Widely cultivated as a vegetable and pulse crop. Introduced in Caucasus, Western Asia, China (including Taiwan), Sri Lanka, Indochina, Malesia, tropical Africa, Madagascar, tropical South America, New Guinea, Australia



Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cajanus indicus Sprengel

Common names
Name Language
Bengal pea English
cajan pea English
Congo pea English
dal English
pigeon pea English
red gram English
Straucherbsenbaum German
Taubenerbsenbaum German
ambrevade French
pois cajan French
pois d'Angola French
pois pigeon French
arveja de Angola Spanish (ES)
cachito Spanish (GT)
chicharo de árbol Spanish (HN)
chicharo de paloma Spanish (CO)
chinchonillo Spanish
frejol mantecoso Spanish
frijol de árbol Spanish (HN)
frijol de palo Spanish (BO)
gandul Spanish (CR)
guandú quinconcho Spanish (NI)
guisante de paloma Spanish (CO)
guisante enamo Spanish (CO)
lenteja bocona Spanish
lenteja francesa Spanish (ES)
puso-poroto Spanish (BO)
timbolillo Spanish (CR)
citiso dell'India Italian
pisello d'Angola Italian
guandu-de-fava-larga Portuguese (BR)
mù dòu Chinese
木豆 Chinese