EPPO Global Database

Carya illinoinensis(CYAIL)

Last modification: 2002-02-11

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CYAIL
  • Preferred name: Carya illinoinensis
  • Authority: (Wangenheim) Koch


USA (central, from Texas to Michigan). Cultivated for its nuts, to the east coast.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Carya olivaeformis Nuttall
Carya pecan Engler & Gräbner

Common names
Name Language
Pekannußbaum German
Pekannußhickory German
pecan English
nogal americano Spanish
nogal pecanero Spanish
nuez pecanera Spanish (HN)
pacano Spanish
pecano Spanish
caryer pécanier French
noyer pécane French
pacanier French
pécanier French
caria Italian
noce di pecan Italian
pecannooteboom Dutch
кария пекан Russian
пекан обыкновенный Russian
карія пекан Ukrainian
měi guó shān hé táo Chinese
美国山核桃 Chinese