EPPO Global Database

Vitellaria paradoxa(VILPA)

Overview
Last modification: 2004-04-19

Basic information
  • EPPO code: VILPA
  • Preferred name: Vitellaria paradoxa
  • Authority: Gärtner

Notes

West Africa to central Africa


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Bassia parkii G.Don
Butyrospermum paradoxum (Gärtner) Hepper
Butyrospermum paradoxum subsp. parkii (G.Don) Hepper
Butyrospermum parkii (G.Don) Kotschy
Vitellaria paradoxa subsp. paradoxa Gârtner

Common names
Name Language
bambuk butter tree English
shea butter nut English
afrikanischer Butterbaum German
Galambutterbaum German
Schibutterbaum German
arbre à beurre d'Afrique French
árbol mantequero Spanish
albero del burro Italian