EPPO Global Database

Durio zibethinus(DURZI)

Code created in: 2001-10-21

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DURZI
  • Preferred name: Durio zibethinus
  • Authority: Murray


Malesia (Sumatra, Borneo). The edible fruits are harvested for their pulp and for their seeds. The over-ripe pulp is famous for its foul smell. Introduced in India, Indochina (except Cambodia), Malesia (Malaysia, Java, Philippines, southern islands)

Common names
Name Language
durian English
Durianbaum German
Stinkfrucht German
Zibetbaum German
durion French
durión Spanish
durie Italian
doerianboom Dutch
duriáo Portuguese