EPPO Global Database

Phormium tenax(PHMTE)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-02-21

Basic information
  • EPPO code: PHMTE
  • Preferred name: Phormium tenax
  • Authority: Forster & G. Forster

Notes

New Zealand. Cultivated worldwide as an ornamental, in a variety of cultivars. Introduced in British Isles, Mexico


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Phormium cookianum Le Jolis

Common names
Name Language
gemeiner Neuseelandflachs German
common New Zealand flax English
tough flax lily English
lino de la Nueva Zelandia Spanish
lin de Nouvelle-ZĂ©lande French
lino della Nuova Zelande Italian
Nieuw-Zeelands vlas Dutch