EPPO Global Database

Pongamia pinnata(PNGPI)

Overview
Code created in: 2001-11-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PNGPI
  • Preferred name: Pongamia pinnata
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Pierre

Notes

Western Asia, Himalayas, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Indochina, Malesia, China (including Taiwan), Japan, New Guinea, Australia (Northern, Queensland). Introduced in southeast Mediterranean, Sudan, Zaïre, East Africa


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Cytisus pinnatus Linnaeus
Millettia novo-guineensis Kanehira & Hatusima
Millettia pinnata (Linnaeus) Panigrahi
Pongamia glabra Ventenat

Common names
Name Language
Indian beech English
karanja English
karum English
pongam-oil tree English
poonga oil plant English
punga-oil tree English
tallow tree English
arbre de pongolote French
karanj French
kuroyona Japanese
クロヨナ Japanese
shuǐ huáng pí Chinese
水黄皮 Chinese