EPPO Global Database

Erythrophleum suaveolens(EYQSU)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-10-21

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: EYQSU
  • Preferred name: Erythrophleum suaveolens
  • Authority: (Guillemin & Perrotet) Brenan

Notes

Tropical Africa (except southwest). Planted as a shade or street tree in many countries. In traditional cuItures, a bark extract was used as an "ordeal poison". Introduced in Sri Lanka, Malesia


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Erythrophleum guineense Don
Fillaea suaveolens Perrotet

Common names
Name Language
forest ordeal tree English
redwater tree English
sasswood tree English
Rotwasserbaum German
judiciale French
mancône Portuguese