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Xylopia frutescens   Aubl.
Familia : Annonaceae
Species name according to : Histoire des plantes de la Guiane Franšoise 1: 602, t. 242. 1775.

Xylopia frutescens var. glabra S. Watson;
Local and/or commercial names
Name Language Region Country Source
Alasa pegretoe english
Brujo spanish Colombia
Coagerucu portuguese
Conguericou french French Guiana
Embira portuguese
Embira vermelha portuguese
Embira-preta portuguese
Envira Coster (1993)
Imbira portuguese
Jejerecou french
Jejereku creole, french based
Jejeruc˙ portuguese
Koagerukuu japanese
Kuyama creole
Malagueta spanish Costa Rica
Malagueto spanish Honduras
Malagueto chico spanish Panama
Malagueto hembra spanish Panama
Malagueto macho spanish Panama
Manga larga spanish Costa Rica, Nicaragua
Pajerecu portuguese
Palanca spanish Honduras
Palata spanish Belize
Pau de imbira portuguese
Pau-carne portuguese
Pedreku english Surinam
Pegrekoe english Surinam
Pegrekoe wood english
Pimenta longa portuguese
Pimientillo portuguese
Pindaiba portuguese
Polewood english Belize
Shrubby xylopia english
Xylopie frutescente french
Specimens available at the Tervuren Xylarium