EPPO Global Database

Muntingia calabura(MUNCA)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MUNCA
  • Preferred name: Muntingia calabura
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central America, South America (northwest to Argentina).  Cultivated as an ornamental. Introduced in Western Asia, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia (Malaya)


Common names
Name Language
calabura English
capulin English
Jamaican cherry English
jam tree English
Panama berry English
strawberry tree English
capulin Spanish