EPPO Global Database

Peltophorum pterocarpum(PEFPT)

Code created in: 2001-11-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PEFPT
  • Preferred name: Peltophorum pterocarpum
  • Authority: (de Candolle) Heyne


Indochina (except Myanmar, Laos), Malesia, New Guinea, Australia (northern). Widely planted as an ornamental tree. Introduced in Western Asia (Pakistan), Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, China, tropical Africa from Guinea to Sudan to Mozambique, USA (Florida), Central America, Caribbean, South America (Venezuela, Guyanas), Australia (Western, Queensland)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Peltophorum ferrugineum (Decaisne) Bentham
Peltophorum inerme (Roxburgh) Naves

Common names
Name Language
copperpod tree English
rusty shield tree English
yellow flame tree English
yellow poinciana English
gelber Flamboyant German
árbol llama amarilla Spanish
flamboyán amarillo Spanish
flamboyán dorado Spanish
poinciana amarilla Spanish
poinciana-amarela Portuguese
radhachura Bengali
dùn zhù mù Chinese
盾柱木 Chinese
batai Indonesian
jemerlang laut Indonesian