Scientific name Psiloxylon mauritianum
Species P. mauritianum
|Similar Heteropyxis, Arillastrum, Lysicarpus, Eucalyptopsis, Choricarpia|
Psiloxylon mauritianum (known locally as "Bois Bigaignon") is a species of flowering plant, the sole species of genus Psiloxylon. It is endemic to the Mascarene Islands (Mauritius and Réunion) in the Indian Ocean.
It is a white-barked evergreen tree, bearing essential oils.
It was formerly placed alone in family Psiloxylaceae, but is now considered a basal member of the family Myrtaceae.