Common names; Herb: Manna Ash Latin name: Fraxinus ornus Synonyms: Ornus europaea Family: Oleaceae (Olive Family) Medicinal use of Manna Ash: The manna obtained from the trunk is a gentle laxative and a tonic. Noted for its splendid floral display in spring, Fraxinus ornus (Flowering Ash) is a pretty, medium-sized, deciduous tree with a short trunk and a dense oval to almost round, irregular crown. juglandifolia Tenore; Fraxinus ornus var. rotundifolia Tenore; Other Scientific Names. angustifolia Tenore; Fraxinus ornus var. Fraxinus ornus L. World flora Family Oleaceae Genus Fraxinus Species Fraxinus ornus L. Common name(s) Manna Manna ash Flowering ash Flake Manna View all / Edit IUCN Red List. Tree Characteristics. Height: 40 - 50 feet. They are followed by clusters of winged seeds, 2 in. Width: 20 - 30 feet. Fraxinus ornus var. Fraxinus ornus L. 300 Manna, Manna ash, Flowering ash, Flake Manna. LC Least concern. FLOWERING ASH, SOUTHERN EUROPEAN FLOWERING ASH, SOUTHERN MEDITERRANEAN ASH. It is especially valuable for children and pregnant women. Additional Common Names. Has Deciduous foliage. Erect or Spreading with a High Canopy. Ornus europaea Pers. Fraxinus ornus L. Show All Show Tabs flowering ash General Information; Symbol: FROR2 ... or see all the Fraxinus thumbnails at the Plants Gallery ©Richard A. Howard. In late spring, fragrant, showy white flower panicles appear above the foliage. Growth Rate: 36 Inches per Year. Uses. Population trend: Unknown. Longevity 50 to 150 years. International Common Names. Rounded Shape. Fraxinus floribunda Hort.