EPPO Global Database

Lonchocarpus sericeus(LOOSE)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LOOSE
  • Preferred name: Lonchocarpus sericeus
  • Authority: (Poiret) Kunth ex de Candolle


West Africa (from Senegal to Angola), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest and most of Brazil). Introduced in Madagascar, India, New Guinea 

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Lonchocarpus domingensis (Persoon) de Candolle

Common names
Name Language
genogeno French
rivière savonette French
guama de soga Spanish (CU)