Schefflera actinophylla

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Schefflera actinophylla


Taxonavigation: Apiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Euasterids II
Ordo: Apiales

Familia: Araliaceae
Subfamilia: Aralioideae
Genus: Schefflera
Species: Schefflera actinophylla


Schefflera actinophylla (Endl.) Harms, 1894


  • Basionym
    • Brassaia actinophylla Endl., Nov. Stirp. Dec. 1: 89 (1839).
  • Heterotypic
    • Aralia longipes W.Bull, Nursery Cat. (William Bull) 193: 12 (1883).
    • Brassaia singaporensis Ridl., J. Straits Branch Roy. Asiat. Soc. 75: 38 (1917).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Pacific
      • Leeward Is.; New Guinea; Nicobar Is.; Norfolk Is.; Northern Territory; Queensland; Society Is.

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition



Vernacular names[edit]

English: octopus tree
suomi: Jättiliuska-aralia
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