EPPO Global Database

Lecythis pisonis(LCYUR)

Code created in: 2001-11-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LCYUR
  • Preferred name: Lecythis pisonis
  • Authority: Cambessèdes


South America (from Colombia and Peru to eastern Brazil). Introduced as an ornamental tree elsewhere in the tropics

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Lecythis urnigera von Martius
Lecythis usitata Miers

Common names
Name Language
monkey pot English
Krukenbaum German
marmite de singe French
castanha-de-sapucaia Portuguese (BR)
sapucaia Portuguese (BR)