EPPO Global Database

Copernicia prunifera(CPDCE)

Code created in: 2002-02-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CPDCE
  • Preferred name: Copernicia prunifera
  • Authority: (Miller) 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
Brazilian wax palm English
carnauba palm English
wax palm English
Karnaubapalme German
Wachspalme German
copernicie à cire French
palmier à cire French
palmier carnauba French
carnaúba Spanish
carnaubera Spanish
palma carnaúba Spanish
copernica Italian
palma carnauba Italian
palma della cera Italian
carnauba Portuguese
carnaubeira Portuguese
palmeira-carnaubeira Portuguese
palmeira-da-cera Portuguese
vaxpalm Swedish
бразильская восконосная пальма Russian
картуба Russian