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