Table 1: The common names of C. odorata from different regions.

RegionsCommon names

GeneralYlang-ylang, perfume tree, Cananga, and cadmia (English)

Oceania Canang odorant (French)
Chiráng, irang (Palau)
Derangerang, derangirang (Nauru)
Ilahnglahng, ilanlang (Kosrae)
Ilang-ilang, alang-ilang (Guam)
Ilangilang, lengileng, alangilang, pur-n-wai, pwurenwai, seir en wai (Pohnpei)
Ilanilan (Marshall Islands)
Lanalana (Hawai‘i)
Makosoi, mokohoi, makasui, mokosoi (Fiji)
Mohokoi (Tonga)
Moso‘oi (Samoa)
Moto‘i (French Polynesia)
Moto‘oi, mata‘oi, mato‘oi (Cook Islands, Niue, Tahiti)
Motoi (Marquesas-Nuku Hiva, Niue)
Mutui (Marquesas-Fatu Hiva)
Pwalang (Puluwat atoll)
Pwanang, pwuur, pwalang (Chuuk)
Sa‘o (Solomon islands: Kwara‘ae)

South East AsiaIlang-ilang, alang-ilang (Philippines)
Sagasein, kedatngan, kadatnyan (Myanmar)
Kernanga (Indonesia)
Fereng, kradang naga (Thailand)
Kenanga, chenanga, ylang-ylang (Malaysia)

IndiaApurvachampaka, chettu sampangi, karumugai (India)

Adapted from [9] with slight modifications.