EPPO Global Database

Dialium guineense(DJAGU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DJAGU
  • Preferred name: Dialium guineense
  • Authority: Willdenow


West Africa to Zaïre. Cultivated in the tropics as a shade tree, its seeds are surrounded by an edible pulp which is used in preserves 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Dialium indicum Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
velvet tamarind English
Samt-Tamarinde German
tamarinier velours French
pau-veludo Portuguese
диалиум гвинейский Russian