EPPO Global Database

Cananga odorata(CANOD)

Last modification: 2001-10-07

Basic information
  • EPPO code: CANOD
  • Preferred name: Cananga odorata
  • Authority: (Lamarck) Hooker & Thomson


India, southeast Asia, Australia. Cultivated as an ornamental tree, and for perfume, throughout the tropics

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Canangium odoratum (Lamarck) King

Common names
Name Language
macassar-oil tree English
perfume tree English
ylang-ylang English
Ylang-ylang-Baum German
canang odorant French
flor de ilán Spanish
ilang-ilang Spanish
ilan-ilán Spanish