EPPO Global Database

Ailanthus altissima(AILAL)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-07-18

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AILAL
  • Preferred name: Ailanthus altissima
  • Authority: (Miller) Swingle

Notes

China. Introduced into Japan and many other countries, as a fast-growing ornamental tree, especially in Europe, and in many cases invasive. 

WSSA list of weeds in North America




Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ailanthus cacodendron Schinz & Thellung
Ailanthus glandulosa Desfontaines
Ailanthus peregrina (Buc'hoz) Barkley
Albonia peregrina Buc'hoz
Pongelion cacodendron (Ehrhart) Farwell
Rhus cacodendron Ehrhart
Toxicodendron altissimum Miller

Common names
Name Language
ailanthus English
Chinese sumach English
copal tree English
stinking quassia English
stinking sumac English
sumac tree English
tree of heaven English
chinesischer Götterbaum German
Götterbaum German
ailante French
ailante glanduleux French
ailanthe glanduleux French
arbre des dieux French
arbre du ciel French
faux vernis du Japon French
frêne puant French
vernis de Chine French
vernis du Japon French
ailanto Spanish
árbol del cielo Spanish
zumaque falso Spanish
ailanto Italian
albero del cielo Italian
albero di paradiso Italian
sommacco americano Italian
sommacco falso Italian
verna del Giappone Italian
verna del Giappone Italian
hemelboom Dutch
ailanto Portuguese
ailanto-de-china Portuguese
árvore-do-céu Portuguese
árvore-do-paraíso Portuguese
espanta-lobos Portuguese
plumas-do-diabo Portuguese
verniz-do-japão Portuguese
gudaträd Swedish
himmelsträd Swedish
ニガキ Japanese
シンジユ Japanese
nigaki Japanese
shinjô Japanese
айлант высочайший Russian
китайский ясень Russian
skyrækker Danish
kokarağaç Turkish
aylantah ballutit Hebrew
אַיְלַנְתָּה בַּלּוּטִית Hebrew
ajlant wyniosły Polish
bożodrzew gruczołkowaty Polish
mirigyes bálványfa Hungarian
aringë Albanian
arra e Indisë Albanian
айлант Bulgarian
див орех Bulgarian
китайски ясен Bulgarian
ailant Catalan
chòu chūn Chinese
臭椿 Chinese
žljezdasti pajasen Croatian
pajasan cizi Czech
pajasan žláznatý Czech
βρωμόδεντρο Greek
arbore-puturos Romanian
cenuşar Romanian
pajaseň žľaznatý Slovak
veliki pajesen Slovene
айлант найвищий Ukrainian