EPPO Global Database

Caryota maxima(CAWMA)

Code created in: 2007-06-07

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CAWMA
  • Preferred name: Caryota maxima
  • Authority: Blume


Southeast Asia. Cultivated as an ornamental. The name "Himalaya" is a cultivar name; this palm does not come from the Himalayas.

Common names
Name Language
giant mountain fishtail palm English
Himalaja-Fischschwanzpalme German
caryota himalaya French
palmera montana gigante de cola de pez Spanish
palma da zucchero Italian
кариота большая Russian