EPPO Global Database

Phytelephas macrocarpa(PJPMA)

Code created in: 2002-02-17

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PJPMA
  • Preferred name: Phytelephas macrocarpa
  • Authority: Ruiz & Pavón


Central America, South America (Colombia and Peru to Bolivia and Brazil) 

Common names
Name Language
ivory palm English
tagua palm English
Steinnußpalme German
ivoire végétal French
pulu-puntu Spanish (BO)
tagua Spanish
marfim-vegetal Portuguese (BR)
palmeira-do-marfim Portuguese
polupunto Portuguese (BR)
tágua Portuguese