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) and surrounding countries. Cultivated for the production of rubber, initially by tapping wild trees in the area of origin. Introduced in India, China (including Taiwan), Indochina, Malesia (Malaya) as a plantation crop, but now in decline

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