EPPO Global Database

Conocarpus erectus(CKUER)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CKUER
  • Preferred name: Conocarpus erectus
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Tropical America, including Mexico, Caribbean and USA (Florida), introduced into West Africa and the Near East. Cultivated for soil stabilization in areas with saline soils 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Conocarpus erectus var. sericeus Fors ex de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
buttonbush English
button mangrove English
button-tree English
buttonwood English
false mangrove English
Florida button English
Florida buttonwood English
green buttonwood English
grey mangrove English
silver buttonwod English
Zaragoza mangrove English
chêne Guadeloupe French
manglier gris French
palétuvier gris French
mangle gris Spanish (ES)
palo botón Spanish (ES)
конокарпус прямой Russian
конокарпус прямостоящий Russian