EPPO Global Database

Adenium obesum(ADFOB)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ADFOB
  • Preferred name: Adenium obesum
  • Authority: (Forsskål) Römer & Schultes


Western Asia, western Africa to Somalia and Tanzania. Cultivated as an ornamental pot plant

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Adenium arabicum Balfour
Adenium coetaneum Stapf
Adenium honghei A. de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
desert rose English
impala lily English
Japanese frangipani English
kudu lily English
mock azalea English
sabi star English
Wüstenrose German
baobab chacal French
faux baobab French
kudu French
lis des impalas French
rose du désert French
sabi star French
rosa del desierto Spanish
oleandro del Madagascar Italian
rosa del deserto Italian
woestijnroos Dutch
lírio-impala Portuguese
rosa-do-deserto Portuguese
ökenros Swedish
adeniumu Japanese
アデニウム Japanese
адениум тучный Russian