EPPO Global Database

Dodonaea viscosa(DODVI)

Overview
Code created in: 1997-08-08

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: DODVI
  • Preferred name: Dodonaea viscosa
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Jacquin

Notes

Western Asia, Himalayas, India to Indochina, China, Malesia, subsaharan Africa, Madagascar, Mascarene islands, USA (Florida), Mexico, Caribbean, Central America, South America, Australia (possibly its origin), New Zealand. Widely cultivated as an ornamental shrub, especially as a purple-leaved cultivar, and as a medicinal plant. Introduced in some Mediterranean countries 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Dodonaea ehrenbergii Schlechtendal
Dodonaea eriocarpa Smith
Dodonaea jamaicensis de Candolle
Dodonaea microcarya Small
Dodonaea sandwicensis Sherff
Dodonaea spatulata Smith
Dodonaea stenoptera Hillebrand
Ptelea viscosa Linnaeus

Common names
Name Language
ake-ake English (NZ)
broad-leaf hopbush English
candlewood English (AU)
Florida hopbush English (US)
giant hopbush English (AU)
hop-seed bush English
native hopbush English (AU)
sand olive English
soapwood English (AU)
sticky hopbush English (AU)
switchsorrel English
varnish leaf English
Felsenweide German
bois d'arnette French
bois de reinette French
dodonée visqueuse French
chamana Spanish (BO)
chirca de monte Spanish
dodonea Spanish
hayuelo Spanish
kleverige hopstruik Dutch
vassoura-vermelha Portuguese
додонея липкая Russian
chē sāng zǐ Chinese
车桑子 Chinese