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Aegle marmelos
(golden apple)

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Aegle marmelos (golden apple)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 26 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Aegle marmelos
  • Preferred Common Name
  • golden apple
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Aegle marmelos (L.) Correa

Preferred Common Name

  • golden apple

Other Scientific Names

  • Belou marmelos (L.) A. Lyons
  • Crateva marmelos L.

International Common Names

  • English: bael fruit; bael or bel fruit; Bengal quince; Indian bael; Indian bael tree; stone apple
  • French: bel indien; Cognassier du Bengale

Local Common Names

  • Bangladesh: bel; bela; vilva
  • Cambodia: bnau
  • Germany: Baelbaum; Belbaum; Schleimapfelbaum
  • India: baelputri; bela; bilva pathre; Indian quince; kooralam; siri-phal; sirphal; vilram; vilva
  • India/Assam: bel
  • India/Gujarat: bili
  • India/Jammu and Kashmir: bel; soiphal
  • India/Maharashtra: bael; bale; holy fruit
  • Indonesia: maja; maja batu
  • Laos: toum
  • Malaysia: bel; bila; bilak
  • Myanmar: okshit; opesheet
  • Nepal: bel; bel patra
  • Netherlands: Slijmappelboom
  • Sri Lanka: beli
  • Thailand: ma pin; matum
  • Vietnam: trai mam

EPPO code

  • AELMA (Aegle marmelos)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Rutales
  •                         Family: Rutaceae
  •                             Genus: Aegle
  •                                 Species: Aegle marmelos