EPPO Global Database

Myristica fragrans(MYIFR)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-11-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MYIFR
  • Preferred name: Myristica fragrans
  • Authority: Houttuyn

Notes

Malesia (Moluccas). Cultivated as a spice, and used medicinally. Introduced in Bangladesh, China (including Taiwan), Indochina, Malesia (in general)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Myristica moschata Thunberg

Common names
Name Language
mace English
nutmeg English
Muskatnußbaum German
muscadier French
noix muscade French
miristica Spanish
moscadero Spanish
nuez de bauda Spanish
nuez de especias Spanish
nuez moscada Spanish
noce muscata (albero) Italian
nootmuskaatboom Dutch
muscadeira Portuguese
muskotnötträd Swedish
אֶגוֹז מוּסקָט Hebrew
pokok pala Malay
ròu dòu kòu Chinese
肉豆蔻 Chinese
jaifal Hindi
jaiphal Hindi
जायफल Hindi
pala Indonesian
kungumanga Swahili