EPPO Global Database

Hura crepitans(HURCR)

Overview
Last modification: 2001-11-03

Basic information
  • EPPO code: HURCR
  • Preferred name: Hura crepitans
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

Central America, Caribbean, South America (northern). An internationally traded tropîcal timber. Introduced in USA (Florida), a few African countries


Common names
Name Language
monkey dinnerbell English
sand box English
Sandbüchsenbaum German
açacu French
arbre au diable French
sablier élastique French
acuapa Spanish (CO)
árbol del diablo Spanish
arenillo Spanish (CO)
castaneto Spanish (CO)
habillo Spanish (NI)
jabillo Spanish (BO)
javillo Spanish (MX)
ochoho Spanish (DO)
salvadera Spanish (CU)
zandkokerboom Dutch
aceira Portuguese (BR)
assacu Portuguese (BR)
assaen Portuguese (BR)