EPPO Global Database

Tamarindus indica(TAMIN)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: TAMIN
  • Preferred name: Tamarindus indica
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Origin possibly in Madagascar, but already widely disseminated as a spice in ancient times. On this basis, now introduced in Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, China, Indochina, Malesia, most of Africa, USA (southern), Mexico, Caribbean, South America (northwest), New Guinea, Australia


Common names
Name Language
Indian tamarind English
indischer Tamarindenbaum German
tamarinier d'Inde French
tamarindo Spanish
tamarindo Italian
tamarindeboom Dutch
tambarina Portuguese
suān dòu Chinese
酸豆 Chinese
imali Hindi
इमली Hindi