EPPO Global Database

Hevea brasiliensis(HVEBR)

Code created in: 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 (Malaysia) as a plantation crop, but now in decline

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Siphonia brasiliensis Jussieu

Common names
Name Language
Brazilian rubber tree English
para rubber English
para rubber tree English
rubber tree English
Heveakautschukbaum German
Parakautschukbaum German
arbre à caoutchouc French
hévéa French
árbol del caucho Spanish
caucho Spanish
hevea Spanish
hule Spanish (HN)
jebe Spanish (BO)
seringa Spanish
albero del caucciù Italian
evea Italian
rubberboom Dutch
árvore-da-borracha Portuguese
seringueira Portuguese
seringueira-branca Portuguese
seringueira-do-Pará Portuguese
brasiliansk gummiträd Swedish
xiàng jiāo shù Chinese
橡胶树 Chinese
pokok getah Indonesian