EPPO Global Database

Tetrapanax papyrifer(TTPPA)

Code created in: 2002-02-03

Basic information
  • EPPO Code: TTPPA
  • Preferred name: Tetrapanax papyrifer
  • Authority: (Hooker) Koch


Probably native to China (Taiwan). Cultivated as a medicinal plant, and widely distributed in China. The stem pith is also used as a form of paper. Elsewhere cultivated as an ornamental

Common names
Name Language
Chinese rice paper tree English
chinesischer Reispapierbaum German
aralie à papier French
aralie papyrifère French
plant à papier de riz French
tetrapanax à papier French
aralia papirifera Italian
árvore-do-papel-de-arroz Portuguese
planta-do-papel-de-arroz Portuguese
китайское бумажное дерево Russian
тетрапанакс бумагоносный Russian
arâlyah Arabic
ارليه Arabic
tōng tuō mù Chinese
通脱木 Chinese
통달목 Korean
tongdalmok Korean