EPPO Global Database

Moringa peregrina(MOHPE)

Last modification: 2017-06-06

Basic information
  • EPPO code: MOHPE
  • Preferred name: Moringa peregrina
  • Authority: (Forsskål) Fiori


Southeast Mediterranean, extending to the horn of Africa and to Arabia . A tree whose fruits are harvested for use in traditional medicine

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Hyperanthera peregrina Forsskål

Common names
Name Language
ben tree English
wild drum-stick tree English
wispy-needled yasar tree English
yusor tree English
morinegah ratemit Hebrew
מוֹרִינְגָּה רָתְמִית Hebrew