EPPO Global Database

Fortunella margarita(FOLMA)

Code created in: 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
cunquate-oval Portuguese
kinkan Portuguese
laranjeira-de-pagode Portuguese
laranjinha-kinkan Portuguese
limoeiro-trifoliado Portuguese
tangerineira-anã Portuguese
nagami-kinkan Japanese
ナガミキンカン Japanese
cumquat Catalan
jīn jú Chinese
金桔 Chinese