EPPO Global Database

Vernicia fordii(ALEFO)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-02

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ALEFO
  • Preferred name: Vernicia fordii
  • Authority: (Hemsley) Airy-Shaw

Notes

China and southeast Asia. Cultivated for the production of tung oil (a varnish for wood)


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Aleurites fordii Hemsley

Common names
Name Language
Chinese wood-oil tree English
tung-oil tree English
Holzölbaum German
Tungölbaum German
aleurite French
arbre à huile French
bois de Chine French
tung French
aleurita Spanish
tung Spanish
Chinese olieboom Dutch
tungue Portuguese
シナアブラギリ Japanese
shina-aburagiri Japanese
китайское тунговое дерево Russian
тунг Форда Russian
you tong Chinese
yóu tóng Chinese
油桐 Chinese