EPPO Global Database

Theobroma grandiflorum(THOGR)

Code created in: 2001-10-20

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: THOGR
  • Preferred name: Theobroma grandiflorum
  • Authority: (Sprengel) Schumann


Central America (Honduras), Soutn America (Venezuela, Bolivia, northern Brazil). A form of chocolate used locally in making desserts and beverages

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Guazuma grandiflora (Sprengel) Don

Common names
Name Language
cupuassu English
cupuaçu French
cacao blanco Spanish
copoasu Spanish
copoazú Spanish
cupuassu Spanish
cupuazú Spanish
cacaueiero-silvestre Portuguese
cupuaço Portuguese
cupuarana Portuguese (BR)
cupuassa Portuguese (BR)