EPPO Global Database

Cordia sinensis(CRHSI)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: CRHSI
  • Preferred name: Cordia sinensis
  • Authority: Lamarck


Southern Mediterranean (Algeria to Israel), Western Asia (Yemen, Arabia, Pakistan), India, Sri Lanka, Indochina (Myanmar), most of tropical and southern Africa.  Despite its name, not in China

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cordia gharaf (Forsskål) Ascherson
Cordia rothii Roemer & Schultes
Cordia subopposita de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
grey-leaved cordia English
grey-leaved saucer berry English
gufnan hammidbar Hebrew
גֻּפְנַן הַמִּדְבָּר Hebrew
grysblaarpieringbessie Afrikaans