EPPO Global Database

Copernicia prunifera(CPDCE)

Last modification: 2002-02-08

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CPDCE
  • Preferred name: Copernicia prunifera
  • Authority: (Miller) H.E.Moore


Brazil (mouth of the Amazon). Cultivated for wax, and as an ornamental

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Copernicia cerifera (Koster) von Martius

Common names
Name Language
Karnaubapalme German
Wachspalme German
Brazilian wax palm English
carnauba palm English
wax palm English
carnaúba Spanish
carnaubera Spanish
palma carnaúba Spanish
copernicie à cire French
palmier à cire French
palmier carnauba French
copernica Italian
palma carnauba Italian
palma della cera Italian
carnaubeira Portuguese
бразильская восконосная пальма Russian
картуба Russian
vaxpalm Swedish