EPPO Global Database

Aniba rosaeodora(AIBRO)

Overview
Last modification: 1996-10-28

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

Notes

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