EPPO Global Database

Cocos nucifera(CCNNU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CCNNU
  • Preferred name: Cocos nucifera
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Malesia (Philippines), New Guinea, Australia (Queensland). Widely cultivated. Introduced in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Sénégal to Cameroon, Central Africa, eastern Africa from Kenya to Mozambique, Madagascar, USA (southeast), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest, northern Brazil, Bolivia

Common names
Name Language
common coconut palm English
gemeine Kokosnußpalme German
Kokospalme German
cocotier commun French
noyer de coco French
coco Spanish
cocotero Spanish
palmera cocotera Spanish (BO)
noce di India Italian
palma di coco Italian
gewone kokospalm Dutch
coqueiro-comum Portuguese
vanlig kokospalm Swedish
kokoyashi Japanese
yashinoki Japanese
ココヤシ Japanese
ヤシノキ Japanese
кокосовая пальма Russian
yē zǐ Chinese
椰子 Chinese
nariyal Hindi
नारियल Hindi
kelapah puyuh Indonesian
nazi Swahili