EPPO Global Database

Guaiacum officinale(GUJOF)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-15

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: GUJOF
  • Preferred name: Guaiacum officinale
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

USA (Florida), Caribbean, Central America, South America (northwestern). A valuable timber tree


Common names
Name Language
common lignum vitae English
common pock wood English
gaïacwood English
guaïac English
lignum vitae English
roughbark lignum-vitae English
echter Pockholzbaum German
bois de vie French
bois saint French
guïac officinal French
guayacán Spanish
guayaco Spanish
palo de las Indias Spanish
palo santo Spanish
guaiaco vero Italian
guaiule Italian
legno santo Italian
gewoon pokhout Dutch
guaiaco Portuguese
lignum-vitae Portuguese