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Abies nordmanniana

Abies nordmanniana, the Nordmann fir or Caucasian fir, is a fir indigenous to the mountains south and east of the Black Sea, in Turkey, Georgia and the Russian Caucasus. It occurs at altitudes of 900–2.200 m on mountains with precipitation of ove ...

                                               

Acer diabolicum

Acer diabolicum, the horned maple or devil maple, is a species of maple that is endemic to central and southern Japan. There it is known as カジカエデ, kaji kaede or オニモミジ, oni‑momiji, and is planted as an ornamental. It is occasionally plan ...

                                               

Acer japonicum

Acer japonicum, the Amur maple, downy Japanese-maple or fullmoon maple, Japanese: ハウチワカエデ, romanized: hauchiwakaede) is a species of maple native to Japan, on Honshū, Hokkaidō, Kyūshū, and also southern Korea.

                                               

Acer lobelii

Acer lobelii, known as Lobels maple or LObels maple is a rare maple tree native to southern Italy and the western Balkans. Synonyms include Acer platanoides subsp. lobelii and Acer cappadocicum Gled. subsp. lobelii De Jong.

                                               

Acer palmatum

Acer palmatum, commonly known as red emperor maple, palmate maple, Japanese maple or smooth Japanese-maple, is a species of woody plant native to Japan, Korea, China, eastern Mongolia, and southeast Russia. Many different cultivars of this maple ...

                                               

Acer × freemanii

Acer × freemanii, Freeman maple or Freemans maple, is a naturally occurring hybrid maple that is the result of a cross between Acer rubrum and Acer saccharinum. The species is named for Oliver M. Freeman of the U.S. National Arboretum who hybridi ...

                                               

Aesculus flava

Aesculus flava, the yellow buckeye, common buckeye, or sweet buckeye, is a species of deciduous tree. It is native to the Ohio Valley and Appalachian Mountains of the Eastern United States. It grows in mesophytic forest or floodplains, generally ...

                                               

Aesculus indica

Aesculus indica, commonly known as the Indian horse-chestnut or Himalayan horse chestnut, is a species of deciduous broad-leaved tree in the family Sapindaceae.

                                               

Afrocarpus falcatus

Afrocarpus falcatus is a species of tree in the family Podocarpaceae. It is native to the montane forests of southern Africa, where it is distributed in Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, and Eswatini. Common names include common yellowwood, basta ...

                                               

Ailanthus altissima

Ailanthus altissima, commonly known as tree of heaven, ailanthus, varnish tree, or in Chinese as chouchun, is a deciduous tree in the family Simaroubaceae. It is native to both northeast and central China, as well as Taiwan. Unlike other members ...

                                               

Albizia adianthifolia

Albizia adianthifolia is a tree in the family Fabaceae. It is commonly known as the flat-crown. Its range extends from eastern South Africa to Tropical Africa.

                                               

Alchornea ilicifolia

Alchornea ilicifolia, commonly known as the native holly is a bush of eastern Australia. Growing in or on the edges of the drier rainforests, from Jamberoo, New South Wales to Atherton, Queensland.

                                               

Alectryon tomentosus

Alectryon tomentosus, commonly known as the hairy birds eye, red jacket or woolly rambutan, is a rainforest tree of the family Sapindaceae found in eastern Australia. The specific epithet tomentosus refers to the hairy leaves and hairy young shoo ...

                                               

Alloxylon

Alloxylon is a genus of four species in the family Proteaceae of mainly small to medium-sized trees. They are native to the eastern coast of Australia, with one species, A. brachycarpum found in New Guinea and the Aru Islands. The genus is a rela ...

                                               

Alnus cordata

Alnus cordata is a tree or shrub species belonging to the family of Betulaceae and native to southern Apennine Mountains and north-eastern mountains of Corsica. It has been introduced in Sicily and Sardinia and more recently in Central-North Ital ...

                                               

Alnus glutinosa

Alnus glutinosa, the common alder, black alder, European alder or just alder, is a species of tree in the family Betulaceae, native to most of Europe, southwest Asia and northern Africa. It thrives in wet locations where its association with the ...

                                               

Aloidendron dichotomum

Aloidendron dichotomum, formerly Aloe dichotoma, the quiver tree or kokerboom, is a tall, branching species of succulent plant, indigenous to Southern Africa, specifically in the Northern Cape region of South Africa, and parts of Southern Namibia.

                                               

Alphitonia excelsa

Alphitonia excelsa, commonly known as the red ash or soap tree, is a species of tree in the family Rhamnaceae. It is endemic to Australia, being found in New South Wales, Queensland, Northern Territory and the northeastern tip of Western Australi ...

                                               

Alsophila acaulis

Alsophila acaulis, synonym Cyathea hancockii, is a species of tree fern native to the Ryukyu Islands, Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong. The specific epithet hancockii commemorates William Hancock, who collected numerous plants in Japan, China and Sout ...

                                               

Alsophila australis

Alsophila australis, synonym Cyathea australis, also known as the rough tree fern, is a species of tree fern native to southeastern Queensland, New South Wales and southern Victoria in Australia, as well as Tasmania and Norfolk Island.

                                               

Alsophila dregei

Alsophila dregei, synonym Cyathea dregei, is a widespread species of tree fern in southern Africa. In South Africa, this cooperation takes place with the indigenous forest, A. capensis and invasive fern Sphaeropteris cooperi from Australia. Furth ...

                                               

Amherstia

Amherstia nobilis is a tropical tree with large, showy flowers. It is the only member of the genus Amherstia. It is widely cultivated for ornament in the humid tropics, but is very rare in the wild and has only been collected from its native habi ...

                                               

Amomyrtus meli

Amomyrtus meli, known as meli, is a species of tree endemic to Chile in the family Myrtaceae. It grows from Arauco to Chiloe. It grows mostly on moist and shaded sites.

                                               

Anadenanthera peregrina var. falcata

Anadenanthera peregrina var. falcata is a timber tree native to Paraguay and Cerrado vegetation in Brazil, specially in Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais, and São Paulo. This plant is also used as an ornamental.

                                               

Angophora costata

Angophora costata is a common woodland and forest tree of Eastern Australia, and is known by a variety of names including smooth-barked apple, rose gum, rose apple and Sydney red gum. It grows primarily on sandstone soils, usually on headlands, p ...

                                               

Angophora floribunda

Angophora floribunda, commonly known as the rough-barked apple, is a common woodland and forest tree of the family Myrtaceae native to Eastern Australia. Reaching 30 m high, it is a large tree with fibrous bark and cream-white flowers that appear ...

                                               

Angophora leiocarpa

Angophora leiocarpa is a tree species that is native to eastern Australia. It grows to 25 metres in height and has smooth grey to cream bark that sheds in small patches revealing pink underneath. Its range extends northwards from Grafton in New S ...

                                               

Arbutus × andrachnoides

Arbutus × andrachnoides, the hybrid strawberry-tree, is the result of a cross between Arbutus andrachne and Arbutus unedo. It is a naturally occurring hybrid, but hybrid cultivars have also been created. It has gained the RHSs Award of Garden Merit.

                                               

Archontophoenix alexandrae

Archontophoenix alexandrae is a palm native to Queensland and New South Wales, Australia, and naturalised in Hawaii and parts of Florida. It grows in coastal forests, often in areas that are heavily flooded during heavy rains. Their ability to wi ...

                                               

Archontophoenix cunninghamiana

Archontophoenix cunninghamiana is an Australian palm. It can grow over 20 m tall. Its flower colour is violet and the red fruits are attractive to birds. It flowers in midsummer and has evergreen foliage. Of piccabeen palms growing in the humid s ...

                                               

Arytera divaricata

Arytera divaricata, known as the gap axe, coogara, coogera or rose tamarind is a forest tree of eastern Australia. An attractive plant with glossy pale and limp new leaves. It grows in fairly dry situations, often in littoral rainforests and mons ...

                                               

Athertonia

Athertonia is a genus of tall trees, constituting part of the plant family Proteaceae. It is a monotypic taxon, and the sole described species is Athertonia diversifolia, commonly known as Atherton oak. It is a small to medium-sized tree and is e ...

                                               

Athrotaxis selaginoides

Athrotaxis selaginoides is a species of Athrotaxis, endemic to Tasmania in Australia, where it grows at 400–1.120 m altitude. In its habitat in the mountains, snow in winter is very usual. It is often called King Billy Pine or King William Pine, ...

                                               

Atractocarpus benthamianus

Atractocarpus benthamianus is a species of flowering plant in the family Rubiaceae growing in eastern Australia. It is an understorey species of subtropical and tropical rainforest on fertile soils. The natural range of distribution is from Forst ...

                                               

Atractocarpus chartaceus

Atractocarpus chartaceus, the narrow-leaved gardenia or thin-leaved gardenia, is a species of flowering plant in the family Rubiaceae from eastern Australia. The habitat is the understorey of subtropical and tropical rainforest on fertile soils. ...

                                               

Atractocarpus fitzalanii

Atractocarpus fitzalanii, the brown gardenia or yellow mangosteen, is a species of flowering plant in the family Rubiaceae found in tropical Queensland in Australia. The beautifully scented flowers and lush growth has seen this plant enter cultiv ...

                                               

Austrocedrus chilensis

Austrocedrus is a genus of conifer belonging to the cypress family. It has only one species, Austrocedrus chilensis, native to the Valdivian temperate rain forests and the adjacent drier steppe-forests of central-southern Chile and western Argent ...

                                               

Backhousia leptopetala

Backhousia leptopetala is a common Australian tree, growing from Stanwell Park in the northern Illawarra district to near Buderim in south eastern Queensland. Common names include: brown Myrtle, never break, brush with turpentine and rusty turpen ...

                                               

Banksia grandis

Banksia grandis, commonly known as Bull Banksia, Giant Banksia or Mangite, is a common and distinctive banksia tree in South West Western Australia. The Noongar peoples know the tree as Biara, Boongura, Baalgaara/ Paalaagara or Peera.

                                               

Banksia seminuda

Banksia seminuda, commonly known as the river banksia, is a tree in the plant genus Banksia. It is found in south west Western Australia from Dwellingup to the Broke Inlet east of Denmark. It is often mistaken for, and was originally considered a ...

                                               

Banksia sessilis

Banksia sessilis, commonly known as parrot bush, is a species of shrub or tree in the plant genus Banksia in the family Proteaceae. It had been known as Dryandra sessilis until 2007, when the genus Dryandra was sunk into Banksia. The Noongar peop ...

                                               

Barklya

Barklya is a genus of Australian trees in the legume family, Fabaceae. It belongs to the subfamily Caesalpinioideae. The sole species is Barklya syringifolia, commonly known as the leather jacket or crown of gold tree. It grows in rainforest to 1 ...

                                               

Beilschmiedia berteroana

Beilschmiedia berteroana is a threatened evergreen tree in the family Lauraceae native to Chile at 35 to 37°S.

                                               

Betula maximowicziana

Betula maximowicziana, the monarch birch, is a species of birch tree native to the Kuril Islands and northern to central Japan. It is a valuable timber tree in Japan. It is also grown as an ornamental for its bark in Japan, Europe and a few place ...

                                               

Bismarckia nobilis

Bismarckia is a monotypic genus of flowering plant in the palm family endemic to western and northern Madagascar where they grow in open grassland. The genus is named for the first chancellor of the German Empire Otto von Bismarck and the epithet ...

                                               

Brabejum

Brabejum is a genus of a single species of large evergreen tree, Brabejum stellatifolium in the family Proteaceae, commonly called wild almond, bitter almond or ghoeboontjie. It is restricted in the wild to South Africas Western Cape province, wh ...

                                               

Brachychiton megaphyllus

Brachychiton megaphyllus, commonly known as the red-flowering kurrajong, is a tree of the genus Brachychiton found in northern Australia. It was first described in 1988, Gordon Guymer in his revision of the genus, previously considered paradoxica ...

                                               

Buddleja saligna

Buddleja saligna, the false, or bastard, olive, is almost endemic to South Africa where it has a wide distribution. It occurs most often in ravines and against outcrops, and is distributed from coastal elevations to the central plateau at elevati ...

                                               

Butia odorata

Butia odorata, also known as the South American jelly palm, jelly palm, or pindo palm, is a Butia palm native to southernmost Brazil and Uruguay. This slow-growing palm grows up to exceptionally 10m, although it is often less tall. It is identifi ...

                                               

Calodendrum capense

The Cape chestnut is an African tree which was first studied at The Cape in South Africa and cultivated widely for its prolific flower display. The tree obtained the common name of "Cape chestnut" because explorer William Burchell saw a resemblan ...

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