EPPO Global Database

Haematoxylum campechianum(HATCA)

Overview
Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: HATCA
  • Preferred name: Haematoxylum campechianum
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Mexico, Central America, Caribbean. The wood yields a black dye, which was of great commerical importance in former centuries. Introduced in Western Asia, Indian subcontinent, China, much of tropical Africa, Australia


Common names
Name Language
campeche wood English
logwood English
Campecheblutholzbaum German
bois bleu French
bois de campèche French
palo Brazil Spanish (CO)
palo campechio Spanish
palo de tinta Spanish
campeccio Italian
campeggio Italian
legno azurro Italian
cǎi mù Chinese
采木 Chinese