EPPO Global Database

Plumeria rubra(PLIRU)

Code created in: 2004-04-24

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PLIRU
  • Preferred name: Plumeria rubra
  • Authority: Linnaeus


Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest). This name relates to a group of Plumeria hybrids obtained in cultivation. Introduced in Himalayas, China, South America (Ecuador to Paraguay)

Common names
Name Language
red frangipani English
temple tree English
Pagodenbaum German
roter Frangipani German
roter Pagodenbaum German
frangipani French
frangipanier French
frangipanier rouge French
amapola Spanish
atapaima Spanish
caracucho colorado Spanish (BO)
flor de cruz Spanish
flor de la cruz Spanish
flor de Mayo Spanish
franchipán Spanish
lírio colorado Spanish (CU)
frangipane rosso Italian
árvore-dos-dentes Portuguese
flor-de-ovo Portuguese
flor-de-santo-antónio Portuguese
fragipana Portuguese
planta-dos-dentes Portuguese
pluméria Portuguese
hoa sứ Viêt Namese