EPPO Global Database

Strelitzia alba(STZAL)

Code created in: 1996-10-28

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: STZAL
  • Preferred name: Strelitzia alba
  • Authority: (Linnaeus filius) Skeels


South Africa. An arborescent plant widely cultivated as an ornamental in the tropical zone (e.g. in China)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Heliconia augusta Salisbury
Strelitzia augusta Thunberg

Common names
Name Language
white bird of paradise English
Kap-Strelitzie German
weißblütige Strelitzie German
gokurakuchôka Japanese
sutorerichia-ogasuta Japanese
ゴクラクチョウカ Japanese
ストレリチア Japanese
стрелитция белая Russian