EPPO Global Database

Sapindus mukorossi(SAKMU)

Code created in: 2001-10-20

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SAKMU
  • Preferred name: Sapindus mukorossi
  • Authority: Gärtner


Himalayas, India, Indochina, China (including Taiwan), Japan, Korea, New Guinea. Medicinal plant. Considered to be conspecific with S. saponaria by American sources

Common names
Name Language
Chinese soapberry English
arbre à savon French
mucoró Portuguese
saboeira Portuguese
mukuroji Japanese
ムクロジ Japanese
мыльный орех Russian
сапиндус мукоросси Russian
ritha Bengali
wú huàn zǐ Chinese
无患子 Chinese
reetha Hindi
무환자나무 Korean
mu hwan ja na mu Korean