EPPO Global Database

Chrysobalanus icaco(CBLIC)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CBLIC
  • Preferred name: Chrysobalanus icaco
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

West Africa (Senegal to Zaïre and Angola), USA (Florida), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern). Cultivated in America as a seaside hedge plant. Introduced in Indochna (Vietnam), Malesia (Malaya), Sudan, Tanzania


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Chrysobalanus ellipticus Sabine
Chrysobalanus icaco subsp. ellipticus (Sabine) Souza
Chrysobalanus icaco subsp. icaco Linnaeus
Chrysobalanus icaco subsp. orbicularis var. luteus Souza
Chrysobalanus icaco subsp. orbicularis var. macrocarpus Souza
Chrysobalanus icaco subsp. orbicularis var. orbicularis (Schumacher) Souza
Chrysobalanus icaco subsp. orbicularis var. pellocarpus Souza
Chrysobalanus icaco subsp. orbicularis var. roseus Souza
Chrysobalanus orbicularis Schumacher

Common names
Name Language
coco plum English
Gold-Pflaumenbaum German
Ikako-Pflaumenbaum German
icaquier French
hicaco Spanish
icaco Spanish (ES)
ticaco Spanish
icaco Italian