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Punica granatum
(pomegranate)

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Punica granatum (pomegranate)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Punica granatum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • pomegranate
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Punica granatum L.

Preferred Common Name

  • pomegranate

Other Scientific Names

  • Granatum punicum St.-Lag
  • Punica florida Salisb.
  • Punica multiflora Hort. Ex Siebold & Voss
  • Punica nana L.
  • Punica spinosa Lam.

International Common Names

  • English: pomegranate tree
  • Spanish: granada; granado; mangrano
  • French: granades; granadier; grenadier
  • Russian: granat
  • Arabic: darabhte-naiy
  • Chinese: shi liu
  • Portuguese: romeira

Local Common Names

  • Afghanistan: anar
  • Brazil: roma; romanzeira; romeira
  • Denmark: granataeble
  • Germany: Granatapfelbaum; Granatapfelstrauch
  • Greece: rodi; rodia
  • India: anar
  • Indonesia: delima
  • Indonesia/Nusa Tenggara: delima
  • Italy: granato; granato a frutto dolce; pomogranato
  • Japan: zakuro
  • Korea, Republic of: seog ryu
  • Malaysia: buah delima
  • Netherlands: granaatappel; granaatappelboom
  • Pakistan: anar
  • Poland: granat
  • Portugal: romanzeiro
  • Sweden: granataeppletraed; granatapple
  • Thailand: ma ko; thap thim
  • Turkey: nar; rumman
  • Vietnam: cay luu; luu

EPPO code

  • PUNGR (Punica granatum)

Trade name

  • anar
  • pomegranate

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Myrtales
  •                         Family: Punicaceae
  •                             Genus: Punica
  •                                 Species: Punica granatum

List of Pests

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Major host of:

Apate monachus (black borer); Aphis punicae; Athelia rolfsii (sclerotium rot); Bactrocera carambolae (carambola fruit fly); Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly); Bactrocera kandiensis; Brevipalpus lewisi (citrus flat mite); Ceratocystis fimbriata (Ceratocystis blight); Coniella granati (leaf blotch of pomegranate); Cryptoblabes gnidiella (citrus pyralid); Cydia latiferreana (filbertworm); Deudorix epijarbas; Deudorix isocrates (anar caterpillar); Dysmicoccus neobrevipes (grey pineapple mealybug); Elsinoë punicae; Euphorbia hirta (garden spurge); Ferrisia virgata (striped mealybug); Hop stunt viroid (hop stunt viroid); Indarbela dea (bark borer); Indarbela quadrinotata (bark eating caterpillar); Nectriella versoniana; Parasaissetia nigra (pomegranate scale); Platynota stultana (omnivorous leaf roller); Pseudocercospora lythracearum; Pseudococcus comstocki (Comstock mealybug); Rhipiphorothrips cruentatus (grapevine thrips); Rhizobium radiobacter (crown gall); Rhizobium rhizogenes (gall); Rhizoecus hibisci (root mealybug); Saissetia coffeae (hemispherical scale); Saissetia oleae (olive scale); Scirtothrips dorsalis (chilli thrips); Siphoninus phillyreae (ash whitefly); Spodoptera littoralis (cotton leafworm); Thaumatotibia leucotreta (false codling moth); Thosea sinensis (assam nettle, grub); Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. punicae

Minor host of:

Achaea janata (castor semilooper); Aleurocanthus woglumi (citrus blackfly); Alternaria alternata (alternaria leaf spot); Anastrepha fraterculus (South American fruit fly); Anastrepha ludens (Mexican fruit fly); Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly); Anystis baccarum (whirligig mite); Aonidiella orientalis (oriental yellow scale); Aphis gossypii (cotton aphid); Apomyelois ceratoniae (blunt-winged knot-horn); Arcyophora dentula; Armillaria tabescens (armillaria root rot); Aromia bungii (red necked longicorn); Aspergillus castaneus; Aspergillus niger (black mould of onion); Bactrocera jarvisi (Jarvis' fruit fly); Bactrocera tryoni (Queensland fruit fly); Bactrocera zonata (peach fruit fly); Botryosphaeria parva; Botryotinia fuckeliana (grey mould-rot); Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); Ceroplastes floridensis (soft scale); Ceuthospora phyllosticta; Coccus hesperidum (brown soft scale); Cochliobolus lunatus (head mould of grasses, rice and sorghum); Colletotrichum tropicale; Conogethes punctiferalis (castor capsule borer); Cytospora punicae; Dasychira mendosa; Dendrophthoe; Dialeurodes citri (citrus whitefly); Diaporthe nobilis; Eudocima fullonia (fruit-piercing moth); Euproctis fraterna (coffee hairy caterpillar); Euwallacea fornicatus (tea shot-hole borer); Euzophera semifuneralis (American plum borer); Glomerella cingulata (anthracnose); Helicotylenchus dihystera (common spiral nematode); Helicotylenchus pseudorobustus (spiral nematode); Helopeltis antonii (tea bug); Herdonia osacesalis; Icerya aegyptiaca (breadfruit mealybug); Icerya purchasi (cottony cushion scale); Icerya seychellarum (Seychelles scale); Leptoglossus zonatus; Lobesia botrana (European grapevine moth); Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug); Megalurothrips distalis; Meloidogyne incognita (root-knot nematode); Myzus persicae (green peach aphid); Orobanche aegyptiaca (Egyptian broomrape); Orobanche crenata (crenate broomrape); Paracoccus marginatus (papaya mealybug); Penicillium expansum (blue mould of stored apple); Phenacoccus solenopsis (cotton mealybug); Phoma aliena; Phytophthora nicotianae (black shank); Phytophthora palmivora (coconut budrot); Planococcus citri (citrus mealybug); Planococcus ficus (grape mealybug); Planococcus lilacinus (cacao mealybug); Pseudococcus jackbeardsleyi (Jack Beardsley mealybug); Pseudococcus viburni (obscure mealybug); Pseudomonas savastanoi pv. savastanoi (oleander knot); Rosellinia necatrix (dematophora root rot); Scirtothrips aurantii (South African citrus thrips); Tylenchulus semipenetrans (citrus root nematode); Verticillium dahliae (verticillium wilt); Virachola livia; Xyleborus perforans (island pinhole borer); Xylosandrus compactus (shot-hole borer); Zeuzera pyrina (moth, wood leopard)

Wild host of:

Dysdercus peruvianus (cotton stainer)

Associated with (not a host):

Atherigona orientalis (pepper fruit fly); Penicillium purpurogenum

Host of (source - data mining):

Drosicha dalbergiae; Dysgonia algira; Eudocima homaena; Eudocima materna (fruit piercing moth); Nipaecoccus viridis (spherical mealybug); Parthenolecanium persicae (peach scale); Stathmopoda auriferella; Tenuipalpus punicae; Tenuipalpus shishehbouri