EPPO Global Database

Chrysophyllum cainito(CSFCA)

Code created in: 2002-03-01

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CSFCA
  • Preferred name: Chrysophyllum cainito
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Central America (Panama). Cultivated as an ornamental tree, and for its edible fruits. Introduced in Mexico, other countries of Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest), Australia (Queensland)

Common names
Name Language
star apple English
Sternapfelbaum German
caimitier French
pomme étoilée French
caimito Spanish
cainito Spanish
cauje Spanish (EC)
maduraverde Spanish (CO)
cainito Italian
sterappelboom Dutch
cainito Portuguese
macieira-estrelada Portuguese