EPPO Global Database

Fortunella margarita(FOLMA)

Last modification: 2001-10-21

Basic information
  • EPPO code: FOLMA
  • Preferred name: Fortunella margarita
  • Authority: (Loureiro) Swingle


China, Japan. Cultivated for its edible fruits. Some authors treat this species and F. japonica as Citrus spp., and some combine them into only one species. 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Citrus margarita Loureiro

Common names
Name Language
nagami cumquat English
nagami kumquat English
oval kumquat English
ovalfrüchtiger Kumquat German
kumquat à fruits oblongs French
kumquat Spanish
nagami Spanish
naranja enana Spanish
naranjilla Spanish
kumquat a frutto ovale Italian
kinkan Portuguese
laranjinha-kinkan Portuguese
limoeiro-trifoliado Portuguese
ナガミキンカン Japanese
nagami-kinkan Japanese
cumquat Catalan