EPPO Global Database

Zanthoxylum piperitum(ZANPI)

Last modification: 2001-11-12

Basic information
  • EPPO code: ZANPI
  • Preferred name: Zanthoxylum piperitum
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) de Candolle


Principally Japan, where it is cultivated as the source of a pepper substitute.

Though this species occurs in China, the species cultivated (as "Szechuan pepper") in China are different (Z. bungeanum and others).

Common names
Name Language
japanischer Gelbholzbaum German
japanischer Pfefferbaum German
Japanese pepper tree English
Japanese prickly ash English
pimentero japonés Spanish
poivre fleur French
poivrier du Japon French
サンショウ Japanese
sanshô Japanese
Japanse peperboom Dutch
fagara Portuguese
pimenta-do-japão Portuguese
pimenteira-do-japão Portuguese
желтодревесник перечный Russian
перечное дерево Russian
huā jiāo Chinese
花椒 Chinese