EPPO Global Database

Samanea saman(PIFSA)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-11-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PIFSA
  • Preferred name: Samanea saman
  • Authority: (Jacquin) Merrill

Notes

Central America, South America (northwest). Planted as a street tree. Introduced in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China, tropical Africa, Madagascar, Caribbean, New Guinea, Australia 


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Albizia saman von Müller
Calliandra saman (Jacquin) Grisebach
Pithecellobium saman (Jacquin) Bentham

Common names
Name Language
cow tamarind English
monkey pod English
rain tree English
saman English
Regenbaum German
Schirmbaum German
arbre à la pluie French
arbre de pluie French
algarrobo del país Spanish (CU)
samán Spanish (MX)
tamiacaspi Spanish (BO)
zamang Spanish (NI)
albero delle pioggia Italian
regenboom Dutch
árvore-da-chuva Portuguese
falsa-albízia Portuguese
samán Portuguese
samaneiro Portuguese
yǔ shù shǔ Chinese
雨树属 Chinese