EPPO Global Database

Thespesia grandiflora(TSSGR)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TSSGR
  • Preferred name: Thespesia grandiflora
  • Authority: de Candolle


Official national  flower of Puerto Rico, where it is endemic. Introduced in Central America and other Caribbean islands

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Montezuma speciosissima de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
maga English
achiote encarnado Spanish (MX)