EPPO Global Database

Ravenala madagascariensis(RAVMA)

Last modification: 2002-07-22

Basic information
  • EPPO code: RAVMA
  • Preferred name: Ravenala madagascariensis
  • Authority: Sonnerat


Madagascar. Widely cultivated in the tropics as an ornamental. Introduced in Bangladesh, Mexico. The only member of its genus

Common names
Name Language
Madagascar traveller's tree English
Baum der Reisenden German
arbre du voyageur French
árbol del viajero Spanish
palma de abanico Spanish (MX)
タピビトノキ Japanese
オウギバショウ Japanese
ougibashô Japanese
tapibitonoki Japanese