EPPO Global Database

Filicium decipiens(FLMDE)

Code created in: 2014-07-06

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: FLMDE
  • Preferred name: Filicium decipiens
  • Authority: (Wight & Arnott) Thwaites


India, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia to Mozambique, Madagascar. Cultivated as an ornamental tree in tropical countries. Introduced in Bangladesh; Malesia. Despite its common name, this species has no particular association with Japan

Common names
Name Language
fern tree English
Japanese fern tree English