EPPO Global Database

Melicoccus bijugatus(MLCBI)

Code created in: 2002-02-19

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MLCBI
  • Preferred name: Melicoccus bijugatus
  • Authority: Jacquin


Northern South America. Cultivated for its edible fruits throughout South America, Central America and Caribbean, and to a lesser extent in other tropical areas

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Melicocca bijuga Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
genip English
ginep English
guinep English
honey berry English
kinnup English
Spanish lime English
Honigbeere German
kenépier French
quenepe French
quenett French
quenettier French
grosella de miel Spanish
guayo Spanish
mamón Spanish (MX)
mamoncillo Spanish
quenepa Spanish
tapaljocote Spanish (MX)
pitomba Portuguese (BR)