EPPO Global Database

Parkia biglobosa(PRKAF)

Code created in: 2001-11-09

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: PRKAF
  • Preferred name: Parkia biglobosa
  • Authority: (Jacquin) Bentham


West Africa and Sahel to Sudan. Introduced in India

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Parkia africana Brown
Parkia clappertonia Keay
Parkia filicoidea Baker
Parkia intermedia Oliver
Parkia oliveri Macbride

Common names
Name Language
African locust bean English
fern-leaved nitta English
Nittabaum German
arbre à farine French
arbre sacré French
farroba Portuguese