Invasive Species Compendium

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Cinchona officinalis
(Cinchona tree)

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Cinchona officinalis (Cinchona tree)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 June 2017
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cinchona officinalis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Cinchona tree
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Dicotyledonae
  • Uses List
  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical
  • Spices and culinary herbs
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cinchona officinalis

Preferred Common Name

  • Cinchona tree

International Common Names

  • English: Crown peru-bark; Quinine tree
  • Spanish: Cascarilla del rey
  • French: Cinchone; Quinquina gris-brun

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Chinarindenbaum
  • Italy: Albero di chinina
  • Netherlands: Kinaboom
  • Sweden: kinatraed

EPPO code

  • CIHOF (Cinchona officinalis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Dicotyledonae
  •                     Order: Gentianales
  •                         Family: Rubiaceae
  •                             Genus: Cinchona
  •                                 Species: Cinchona officinalis

Uses List

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Human food and beverage

  • Spices and culinary herbs

Medicinal, pharmaceutical

  • Source of medicine/pharmaceutical