EPPO Global Database

Oncoba spinosa(ONKSP)

Code created in: 2001-11-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: ONKSP
  • Preferred name: Oncoba spinosa
  • Authority: Forsskål


Western Asia (Arabia, Yemen), Sénégal to Mali, Tchad, Ethiopia, Somalia, Guinée to Nigeria and Cameroon, southern Africa generally, except Cape. Introduced in USA (Florida), Caribbean (Cuba)

Common names
Name Language
bridge of the desert English
fried-egg flower English
fried-egg tree English
snuff-box tree English