EPPO Global Database

Synsepalum dulcificum(SYUDU)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SYUDU
  • Preferred name: Synsepalum dulcificum
  • Authority: (Schumacher & Thonning) Daniell


West Africa to Zaïre. The fruits when consumed "miraculously" give a sweet taste to what is eaten after

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Pouteria dulcifica (Schumacher & Thonning) Baehni
Sideroxylon dulcificum (Schumacher & Thonning) A. de Candolle
Synsepalum glycydora Wernham

Common names
Name Language
miracle fruit English
miraculous-berry English
Wunderbeere German
fruit miraculeux French
fruto-miraculoso Portuguese