EPPO Global Database

Calophyllum inophyllum(CMUIN)

Overview
Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CMUIN
  • Preferred name: Calophyllum inophyllum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China (Hunan, Taiwan), Indochina, Malesia, eastern Africa, Madagascar, New Guinea, Australia. The seeds yield a high-quality oïl used in cosmetics, and also for medicinal purposes. Introduced in western Africa, USA (Florida), Central America, Caribbean


Common names
Name Language
Alexandrian laurel English
beach calophyllum English
beauty leaf English
Borneo mahogony English
dilo oil tree English
dingkaran English
Indian laurel English
indiapoon beauty-leaf English (US)
kamani English
mastwood beauty-leaf English
poon English
ostindischer Takamahakbaum German
Rosenholz German
wohlriechendes Schönblatt German
takamaka French
takamaka bord de mer French
tamanou French
palo maría Spanish
zee-bintangor-boom Dutch
loureiro-de-Alexandria Portuguese
pau-de-Santa-Maria Portuguese
pau-Maria Portuguese
tamanu Portuguese
tamanou Swedish
penaga Malay
vintanina Malay
bintangor laut Indonesian