EPPO Global Database

Acaciella glauca(LUAGL)

Code created in: 2002-08-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: LUAGL
  • Preferred name: Acaciella glauca
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) L. Rico


Native to Mexico and Central America. Used as a good source of animal feed, and introduced for this purpose into many tropical or subtropical countries. Used medicinally. Frequently invasive.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Acacia glauca (Linnaeus) Mönch
Leucaena glauca (Linnaeus) Bentham
Leucaena latisiliqua (Linnaeus) Gillis
Leucaena leucocephala (Lamarck) de Wit
Mimosa glauca Linnaeus
Mimosa leucocephala Lamarck

Common names
Name Language
horse tamarind English
ipil ipil English
jumpy-bean English
lead tree English (US)
leucaena English (AU)
subabul English
white babool English
white popinac English
wild tamarind English
tamarin bâtard French
acacia bella rosa Spanish (CO)
barba de león Spanish (GT)
guaje Spanish (HN)
hediondilla Spanish (PR)
ipil-ipil Spanish (PR)
peladera Spanish (BO)
uaxim Spanish (GT)
arôma-branco Portuguese
ginnemu Japanese
ギンネム Japanese
леуцена светлоголовчатая Russian
yín hé huān Chinese
银合欢 Chinese
subabul Hindi
petai belalang Indonesian
petai jawa Indonesian