EPPO Global Database

Phoenix dactylifera(PHXDA)

Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PHXDA
  • Preferred name: Phoenix dactylifera
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Western Asia. Cultivated for its fruits from northern Africa to Pakistan. Also widely grown as an ornamental in warmer parts of the world. Introduced in Mediterranean, India, China, northern Africa, USA (western), South America (Bolivia), Australia

Genome sequence published in 2011

Common names
Name Language
common date palm English
date palm English
echte Dattelpalme German
gemeine Dattelpalme German
dattier commun French
palmier dattier French
datilera común Spanish
palmera Spanish
palmera común Spanish
palmera datilera Spanish
palmera de dátiles Spanish
dattero Italian
dattolo Italian
palma del dattero comune Italian
palmo da datteri Italian
dadelpalm Dutch
gewone dadelpalm Dutch
tamareira Portuguese
tamareira-comum Portuguese
dadelpalm Swedish
vanlig dadelpalm Swedish
finikkusu Japanese
natsumeyashi Japanese
ナツメヤシ Japanese
フヱニックス Japanese
финиковая пальма Russian
daddelpalme Danish
hurma Turkish
tamar matzui Hebrew
תָּמָר מָצוּי Hebrew
daktyl Polish
daktylowiec właściwy Polish
palma daktylowa Polish
финикова палма Bulgarian
fasser Catalan
palmera datilera Catalan
palmera de dàtils Catalan
hǎi zǎo Chinese
海枣 Chinese
khajoor Hindi
खजूर Hindi
tende Swahili