EPPO Global Database

Malpighia emarginata(MLPEM)

Overview
Code created in: 2018-07-05

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MLPEM
  • Preferred name: Malpighia emarginata
  • Authority: de Candolle

Notes

Mexico, Central America, South America (Colombia). Cultivated as a fruit tree. Introduced in Caribbean, other countries of northwest South America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Malpighia berteroana Sprengel
Malpighia lanceolata Grisebach
Malpighia retusa Bentham
Malpighia umbellata Rose

Common names
Name Language
acerola English
Barbados cherry English
West Indian cherry English
Barbadoskirsche German
acérolier French
cerisier de Cayenne French
cerisier des Antilles French
cerisier des Barbades French
acerola Spanish
cerecita Spanish
escobillo Spanish
grosella Spanish
semeruco Spanish
acerola Portuguese
cerejeira-das-antilhas Portuguese
cerejeira-do-pará Portuguese
Barbadoskirsebær Danish