EPPO Global Database

Diospyros lotus(DOSLO)

Last modification: 2002-04-10

Basic information
  • EPPO code: DOSLO
  • Preferred name: Diospyros lotus
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Near East to Central Asia, China and Korea. Cultivated for its edible fruits (date plums, usually dried) and as a rootstock for other Diospyros spp.

Common names
Name Language
обикновена хурма Bulgarian
gemeiner Dattelpflaumenbaum German
Lotuspflaume German
Lotuspflaumenbaum German
Caucasian persimmon English
date plum English
árbol de San Andrés Spanish
guayacán africano Spanish
lodoñero Spanish
palo santo Spanish
plaqueminier d'Europe French
plaqueminier du Japon French
plaqueminier du Levant French
plaqueminier faux-lotier French
plaqueminier faux-lotier French
plaqueminier lotier French
prunier dattier French
albero di Sant'Andrea Italian
guaiaco falso Italian
legno santo Italian
loto falso Italian
マメガキ Japanese
mamegaki Japanese
dadelpruim Dutch
Indiaanse basterdlotus Dutch
árvore-de-são-andré Portuguese
ébano-verde Portuguese
guiacana Portuguese
хурма кавказская Russian
hurmë Albanian
драгун Serbian
dadelplommon Swedish
hırnık Turkish
хурма кавказька Ukrainian
jun qian zi Chinese
君迁子 Chinese