EPPO Global Database

Washingtonia robusta(WATRO)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: WATRO
  • Preferred name: Washingtonia robusta
  • Authority: Wendland


Mexico (northwest). Widely cultivated as an ornamental palm in warmer areas of the world. Introduced in Mascarene islands

WSSA list of weeds in North America

Common names
Name Language
Mexican fan palm English
Mexican Washington palm English
priest palm English
thread palm English
fädige Washingtonpalme German
Petticoatpalme German
palmier du Mexique French
palmier mexicain French
washingtonia mexicain French
washingtonia robuste French
palmera de abanico mexicana Spanish
palmera mexicana Spanish
palma messicana Italian
Mexicaanse waaierpalm Dutch
palmeira-de-leque-do-méxico Portuguese
palmeira-do-méxico Portuguese
palmeira do México Portuguese
washingtonia-do-sul Portuguese
trådpalm Swedish
вашингтония крепкая Russian
ince vaşingtonya Turkish
vashingtonie Albanian
palmera robusta Catalan