EPPO Global Database

Melia azedarach(MEIAZ)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-07-19

Basic information
  • EPPO code: MEIAZ
  • Preferred name: Melia azedarach
  • Authority: Linnaeus

Notes

India, China, tropical Africa. Cultivated as an ornamental (often street) tree in warmer countries (e.g. Mediterranean, Macaronesia)

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Other scientific names
Name Authority
Melia japonica G. Don
Melia sempervirens Swartz
Melia toosendam Siebold & Zuccarini

Common names
Name Language
хималайска мелия Bulgarian
amèlia Catalan
arbre de grau de Rosari Catalan
arbre del Paradis Catalan
arbre de sabonetes Catalan
arbre sant Catalan
gessamí d'Amèrica Catalan
lilà de las Índies Catalan
lilà de Pérsia Catalan
llesami d'Amèrica Catalan
mèlia Catalan
metzina Catalan
parenostre Catalan
rosarier Catalan
xuclamoro Catalan
indischer Zedrachbaum German
Paternosterbaum German
persischer Flieder German
Zedarachbaum German
μελιά Greek
bead tree English
China berry English
Persian lilac English
umbrella tree English
acederaque Spanish
agriaz Spanish
agrión Spanish
árbol de cuentas Spanish
árbol de los rosarios Spanish
árbol del paraíso Spanish (CL)
bolillero Spanish
canelo Spanish
cinamomo Spanish
falso sicomoro Spanish
jaboncillo Spanish
jacinta Spanish (PA)
lilo de China Spanish
lilo de Persia Spanish
melia Spanish
mirabobo Spanish
paraíso Spanish (CL)
rosareira Spanish
arbre à chapelets French
azédarach French
cornier des Indes French
faux sycomore French
laurier grec French
lilas de Perse French
lilas des Antilles French
lilas des Indes French
margousier French
patenôtre French
pater noster French
kok  Croatian
Perzijska očenašica Croatian
albero da rosari Italian
albero dei paternostri Italian
albero della pazienza Italian
perlaro Italian
sicomoro falso Italian
センダン Japanese
sendan Japanese
galbessen Dutch
paternosterboom Dutch
agrião Portuguese
amargoseira Portuguese
amargoseira-bastarda Portuguese
amargoseira-do-himaláia Portuguese
árvore-dos-rosários Portuguese
árvore-santa Portuguese
azedaraque Portuguese
azufeifo Portuguese
cinamomo Portuguese (BR)
conteira Portuguese
falso-sicómoro Portuguese
jazmim-de-caiena Portuguese (BR)
lilás-das-índias Portuguese
mélia Portuguese
mélia-dos-himaláias Portuguese
sicómoro-bastardo Portuguese
мелия азедарах Russian
indijska lipovka Slovene
melie Albanian
zedrak Swedish
tesbih ağacı Turkish
tespih ağacı Turkish
liàn shǔ Chinese
楝属 Chinese