EPPO Global Database

Pangium edule(PJGED)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PJGED
  • Preferred name: Pangium edule
  • Authority: Reinwardt


Malesia, New Guinea, Pacific Islands.The fruits are much appreciated in Malayan and Indonesian cuisine, but require to be thoroughly processed to remove high levels of hydrogen cyanide 

Common names
Name Language
football fruit English
kepayang English
amboina Spanish (MX)
buah keluak Indonesian
keluwak Indonesian