EPPO Global Database

Spathodea campanulata(SPOCA)

Code created in: 2002-02-14

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: SPOCA
  • Preferred name: Spathodea campanulata
  • Authority: Palisot de Beauvois


Tropical Africa, from Senegal to Sudan, Angola and Tanzania. Planted as an ornamental tree. Introduced in India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Malesia (Malaya), Mexico, Central America, Caribbean, South America (northwest)

Common names
Name Language
African tulip tree English
fire tree English
flame of the forest English
fountain tree English
nandi flame tree English
afrikanischer Tulpenbaum German
bâton de sorcier French
flamme de la forêt French
immortel étranger French
tulipier d'Afrique French
tulipier du Gabon French
arbol de fuente Spanish
caoba de Santo Domingo Spanish
gallito Spanish
llama del bosque Spanish (CL)
llamarada de bosque Spanish
tulipán africano Spanish
chama-da-floresta Portuguese
espatódea Portuguese
tulipeiro-africano Portuguese
tulipeiro-do-Gabão Portuguese
спатодея колокольчатая Russian