Prunus persica Nectarine Group (Common names)

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Prunus persica Common Peach Group (Common names)

Prunus persica Pavie Group (Common names)

Prunus persica Brugnon Group (Common names)

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Names in common use


  • English: nectarine
  • German: Nektarine
  • Dutch: nectarine, nectarijn
  • Swedish:
  • Danish: nektarin
  • Norwegian: nektarin
  • Icelandic:


  • French: nectarine
  • Italian: pesca noce, pescanoce, nocepesca, nettarina
  • Spanish: nectarina, durazno pelón
  • Catalan: nectarina
  • Portuguese: nectarina
  • Romanian: nectarină


  • Russian: нектарин
  • Polish: nektarynka
  • Czech: nektarinka
  • Slovak:
  • Bulgarian:
  • Croatian: nektarina
  • Serb:
  • Slovenian: nektarinka
  • Macedonian:


  • Latvian:
  • Lithuanian:
  • Albanian:
  • Greek: νεκταρίνι - nektarini
  • Turkish:
  • Maltese:
  • Hungarian: nektarin
  • Finnish: nektariini
  • Estonian:

Sources and commentaries

  • French: Known by Duhamel du Monceau (1768) as violette (now an obsolete name). Many French consumers call them brugnon (true brugnons are rarely marketed).
  • Spanish: Flat nectarines are called platerina.
  • Croatian: Petranović, Krešimir, 1975. Voćarstvo. Zagreb, Znanje. 278 p.
  • Czech: Dlouhá Jana et al., 1995. Ovoce. Praha, Aventinum. 224 p.
  • Slovenian: Naše sadje, 1975. Ljubljana, ČZP Kmečki Glas. 188 p.