EPPO Global Database

Aniba rosaeodora(AIBRO)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: AIBRO
  • Preferred name: Aniba rosaeodora
  • Authority: Ducke


South America, from Peru to Guyana and Brazil. Source of an essential oil (rosewood oil) used in perfumery. Mainly obtained from trees in the Amazon basin. Endangered

Common names
Name Language
Brazilian rosewood English
female rosewood English
Rosenholz German
bois de rose femelle French
rozenhout Dutch
pão-rosa Portuguese