EPPO Global Database

Spondias purpurea(SPXPU)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO code: SPXPU
  • Preferred name: Spondias purpurea
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central America, South America (northwest). Cultivated for its edible fruits. Introduced in a few tropical countries, in particular in Caribbean and South America


Common names
Name Language
roter Mombinpflaumenbaum German
purple mombin English
red mombin English
Spanish plum tree English
ciruela espaƱola Spanish
ciruelo del fraile Spanish (BO)
ciruelo mexicano Spanish (CL)
jocote colorado Spanish
mombin rouge French