EPPO Global Database

Carya illinoinensis(CYAIL)

Code created in: 2002-02-11

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


USA (central, from Texas to Michigan), Mexico. Cultivated for its nuts, to the east coast. State tree of Texas. Introduced in Central Asia (Tadzhikistan), China, Argentina

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

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