EPPO Global Database

Hevea brasiliensis(HVEBR)

Last modification: 2001-11-03

Basic information
  • EPPO code: HVEBR
  • Preferred name: Hevea brasiliensis
  • Authority: (.Jussieu) Müller


Brazil (Amazonia). Cultivated for the production of rubber, initially by tapping wild trees in the area of origin. Introduced in Sri Lanka and southeast Asia as a plantation crop

Common names
Name Language
Brazilian rubber tree English
para rubber English
para rubber tree English
Heveakautschukbaum German
Parakautschukbaum German
arbre à caoutchouc French
hévéa French
caucho Spanish
hevea Spanish
hule Spanish (HN)
jebe Spanish (BO)
seringa Spanish
albero del caucciù Italian
evea Italian
rubberboom Dutch
seringueira Portuguese
brasiliansk gummiträd Swedish