The noni plant has been used and recognized in cultures around the world. Following are some of the worldwide names for Morinda citrifolia. [1]

Ach Awl Tree Ba Ji Tian
Baga Bangkoro Bengkudu daun besar
Bengkudu laki-laki Bengkudu Bilimbi
Boi Doieur Bumbo (Africa) Bungbo
Bunuela Canary Wood (Australia) Canoe Plant
Cheesefruit (Australia) Coca Doleur
Dye Tree Feuille Douleur Feuille Froide
Forbidden Fruit Fromager (French) Gardenia Hediona
Gogu Atoni (Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Wallce, Futuna) Grand Morinda (Vietnam) Great Morinda
Hog Apple Huevo de Reuma Indian Mulberry (English)
Kesengel (Palau) Kura (Fiji) Lada (Guam, Northern Marianas)
Ladda Leichhardt’s Tree Lel (Palau)
Limburger Tree Maddi chettu Mangal’wag (Yap)
Mengkoedoe Mengkudi Besar Mengkudi
Mengkudu Besar Mengkudu Mirier de Java
Molagha, Mona, Monii
Mora de la India (Spanish) Morinda Citrifolia Linn Murier Indien (French)
Nen (Marshall Islands, Chuuk) Ngel (Palau) Nhau Lon
Nhau Nui Nhau Nho
Nhor Prey Nhor Thom Nigua
Nin (Marshall Islands, Chuuk) Nino Non (Kiribati)
Nona Noni (Hawaii) Nono (Cook Islands, Tahiti)
Nono Nonu (Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Wallce, Futuna) Nonu atoni (Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Wallce, Futuna)
Nonu Nony Nuna
Och Painkiller Tree (in Caribbean islands) Pina de Puerco
Pinuela Polynesian Bush Fruit Pomme Macaque
Rubarbe Caraibe Ruibarbo Caribe Togari Wood
Urati Weipwul (Pohnpei) Wild Pine
Yor Ban

References

  1. University of Hawaii at Manoa. The Noni Web Site. (2004, December 6). Retrieved January 27, 2005, from http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/noni/botany.asp