EPPO Global Database

Monodora myristica(MDOMY)

Code created in: 2002-02-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MDOMY
  • Preferred name: Monodora myristica
  • Authority: (Gärtner) Dunal


Sudan, Sierra Leone to Nigeria and Cameroon, Gabon, Zaïre, East Africa, Angola. Cultivated for its fruits (nutmegs). Introduced in Madagascar, Caribbean

Common names
Name Language
African false nutmeg English
calabash nutmeg English
Jamaica nutmeg English
Kalebassenmuskatnußbaum German
faux muscadier French
mbende French
muscadier de calabash French
nuez moscada de las Antillas Spanish