EPPO Global Database

Madhuca longifolia(MDHLO)

Code created in: 2004-04-22

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: MDHLO
  • Preferred name: Madhuca longifolia
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) J.F.Macbride


The old name Bassia longifolia relates this plant to an illegitimate genus Bassia König. The legitimate genus Bassia is a quite different plant in the Chenopodiaceae.

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Bassia longifolia J.G.König
Illipe latifolia (Roxburgh) F. von Müller
Madhuca longifolia var. longifolia (Linnaeus) J.F.Macbride

Common names
Name Language
honey tree English
Indian illipe seed English
mahwa English
mowrah seed English
illipe French