EPPO Global Database

Carludovica palmata(CVFPA)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CVFPA
  • Preferred name: Carludovica palmata
  • Authority: Ruiz & Pavón


Mexico, Central America, South America (northwest to Bolivia and northern Brazil). Introduced in Caribbean

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Carludovica jamaicensis Fawcett & Harris

Common names
Name Language
jipipapa English
jippi-jappa hat plant English
Panama-hat palm English
toquilla English
Panama-Palme German
carludovique French
palmier de Panama French
bombonaje Spanish
carludovica Spanish
palma de sonbreroros Spanish (MX)
carludovica Italian
palmeira-dos-chapeus-de-Panamá Portuguese