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Erythrina latissima

The Broad-leaved coral tree is a deciduous tree from southern Africa growing 5 to 8 m tall. It is a member of the Fabaceae and occurs naturally in the Afrotemperate mist-belt of South Africa and Swaziland to the uplands of Mozambique, Zimbabwe an ...

                                               

Erythrina lysistemon

Erythrina lysistemon is a species of deciduous tree in the pea family, Fabaceae, that is native to South Africa. Common names include common coral tree, lucky bean tree, umsintsi, muvhale, mophete, koraalboom of kanniedood, mokhungwane and umsins ...

                                               

Eucalyptus gunnii

Eucalyptus gunnii, commonly known as cider gum, is a species of small to medium-sized tree endemic to Tasmania. It has mostly smooth bark, lance-shaped to egg-shaped adult leaves, flower buds in groups of three, white flowers and cylindrical to b ...

                                               

Fagus grandifolia

Fagus grandifolia, the American beech or North American beech, is the species of beech tree native to the eastern United States and extreme southeast Canada. The genus name Fagus is Latin for "beech", and the specific epithet grandifolia comes fr ...

                                               

Ficus dammaropsis

Ficus dammaropsis, kapiak, highland breadfruit, or dinner plate fig, is tropical fig tree with huge pleated leaves 60 cm across. It is native to the highlands and highlands fringe of New Guinea. It generally grows at altitudes of between 850 and ...

                                               

Ficus exasperata

Ficus exasperata, also called the sandpaper tree, forest sandpaper fig, white fig, or sandpaper leaf tree, is a deciduous, and dioecious species of plant in the mulberry family Moraceae, native to tropical Africa and southern Asia.

                                               

Ficus microcarpa

Ficus microcarpa, also known as Chinese banyan, Malayan banyan, Indian laurel, curtain fig, or gajumaru, is a tree in the fig family Moraceae. It is native in a range from China through tropical Asia and the Caroline Islands to Australia. It is w ...

                                               

Ficus retusa

Ficus retusa is a species of evergreen woody plant in the fig genus, native to the Malay Archipelago and Malesia floristic region. The species name has been widely mis-applied to Ficus microcarpa.

                                               

Ficus sur

The tree is found from Cape Verde and Senegambia across tropical West Africa to Cameroon and the Central African Republic; eastwards to Eritrea, northern Somalia and Yemen; and southwards through all tropical eastern and southern African countrie ...

                                               

Firmiana simplex

Firmiana simplex, commonly known as the Chinese parasol tree, Chinese parasoltree, or wutong, is an ornamental plant of tree size that has recently been assigned to the family Malvaceae and was formerly the family Sterculiaceae in the order Malva ...

                                               

Flindersia collina

Flindersia collina is an Australian rainforest tree in the citrus family. It is known as the Leopard Wood, Broad-leaved Leopard Tree or Leopard Ash. It occurs in dry rainforest, often on hillsides. The species name collina means hill dweller. See ...

                                               

Flindersia schottiana

Flindersia schottiana is a species of plant in the family Rutaceae. It is found in Australia, West Papua, and Papua New Guinea. It is threatened by habitat loss in New Guinea but it is still fairly common in northern New South Wales and southern ...

                                               

Flindersia xanthoxyla

Flindersia xanthoxyla is an Australian rainforest tree in the citrus family. It is known as the long jack or yellowwood. It occurs mainly in dry rainforest or littoral rainforest. However, it also occurs in sub tropical rainforest such as Davis S ...

                                               

Fraxinus griffithii

Fraxinus griffithii, the Himalayan ash or evergreen ash is a species of flowering tree. The natural habitat includes the Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam, Myanmar, Taiwan, China, Bangladesh and India. This plant is commonly grown as an ornamental ...

                                               

Fraxinus mandschurica

Fraxinus mandshurica, the Manchurian ash, is a species of Fraxinus native to northeastern Asia in northern China, Korea, Japan and southeastern Russia. It is a medium-sized to large deciduous tree reaching 30 m tall, with a trunk up to 50 cm in d ...

                                               

Fraxinus ornus

Fraxinus ornus, the manna ash or South European flowering ash, is a species of Fraxinus native to southern Europe and southwestern Asia, from Spain and Italy north to Austria, Poland and the Czech Republic, and east through the Balkans, Turkey, a ...

                                               

Fraxinus pennsylvanica

Fraxinus pennsylvanica, the green ash or red ash, is a species of ash native to eastern and central North America, from Nova Scotia west to southeastern Alberta and eastern Colorado, south to northern Florida, and southwest to Oklahoma and easter ...

                                               

Fraxinus velutina

Fraxinus velutina, the velvet ash, Arizona ash or Modesto ash, is a species of Fraxinus native to southwestern North America, in the United States from southern California east to Texas, and in Mexico from northern Baja California east to Coahuil ...

                                               

Tabebuia chrysotricha

Handroanthus chrysotrichus, synonym Tabebuia chrysotricha, commonly known as the golden trumpet tree, is a semi-evergreen/semi-deciduous tree from Brazil. It is very similar to and often confused with Tabebuia ochracea. In Portuguese it is called ...

                                               

Handroanthus guayacan

Handroanthus guayacan, is a Bignoniaceae tree native to South America and the Mexican states of Campeche, Chiapas, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, and Veracruz.

                                               

Handroanthus heptaphyllus

Handroanthus heptaphyllus, commonly referred to as the pink trumpet tree or pink tab, is a Bignoniaceae tree native to tropical and sup-tropical regions of South America. It grows in the high forest watershed of the Parana River, Paraguay River a ...

                                               

Handroanthus impetiginosus

Handroanthus impetiginosus, pink ipê, pink lapacho, or pink trumpet tree is a native tree of family Bignoniaceae of the Americas, distributed from northern Mexico south to northern Argentina. Lapacho is the national tree of Paraguay, and it is al ...

                                               

Harpullia pendula

Harpullia pendula, known as the tulipwood or tulip lancewood is a small to medium-sized rainforest tree from Australia. The trees small size, pleasant form and attractive fruit ensures the popularity of this ornamental tree. The range of natural ...

                                               

Hibiscus splendens

Hibiscus splendens, the splendid hibiscus, is a species of flowering shrub or tree in the mallow family, Malvaceae. Other common names include hollyhock tree and pink cottonwood. H. splendens is a fairly common plant native to eastern Australia. ...

                                               

Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia

Hicksbeachia pinnatifolia is a small tree in the family Proteaceae. This rare species is native to subtropical rainforest in New South Wales and Queensland in Australia. Common names include red bopple nut, monkey nut, red nut, beef nut, rose nut ...

                                               

Homalanthus populifolius

Homalanthus populifolius, the bleeding heart, native poplar or Queensland poplar, is an Australian rainforest plant in the family Euphorbiaceae. It often appears in areas of rainforest disturbance. Bleeding heart is highly regarded by rainforest ...

                                               

Hymenosporum

Hymenosporum flavum, or native frangipani, is a rainforest tree which is native to Queensland and New South Wales in Australia and New Guinea. It is the sole species within the genus Hymenosporum, and is closely related to the widespread genus Pi ...

                                               

Ilex cassine

Ilex cassine is a holly native to the southeastern coast of North America, in the United States from Virginia to southeast Texas, in Mexico in Veracruz, and in the Caribbean on the Bahamas, Cuba, and Puerto Rico. It is commonly known as dahoon ho ...

                                               

Ilex decidua

Distinguishing features of this species are crenate leaf margins and fruiting pedicels that are 2–8 mm long. Its "distinctive leaf shape. is less variable than other species of holly". Leaves are obovate, simple, alternating, deciduous, and grow ...

                                               

Ilex latifolia

Ilex latifolia, Chinese: 大叶冬青 dà ye dōngqīng) is a species of holly, native to southern Japan and eastern and southern China, growing in broadleaf forests at altitudes of 200–1.500 m. It is a small to medium-sized evergreen tree growing to 10 ...

                                               

Ilex mitis

Ilex mitis is a tall, dense, evergreen tree that is indigenous to Southern Africa. It makes an excellent fast-growing hedge for gardens - growing tall, straight and dense.

                                               

Ilex opaca

Ilex opaca, the American holly, is a species of holly, native to the eastern and south-central United States, from coastal Massachusetts south to central Florida, and west to southeastern Missouri and eastern Texas.

                                               

Jacaranda mimosifolia

Jacaranda mimosifolia is a sub-tropical tree native to south-central South America that has been widely planted elsewhere because of its attractive and long-lasting pale indigo flowers. It is also known as jacaranda, blue jacaranda, black poui, o ...

                                               

Jagera pseudorhus

Jagera pseudorhus, commonly named foambark, is a species of rainforest trees, in the northern half of eastern Australia and in New Guinea, constituting part of the flowering plant family Sapindaceae. Named for the saponin foam that forms on the b ...

                                               

Juniperus recurva

Juniperus recurva, commonly named the Himalayan juniper or drooping juniper, is a juniper native to the Himalaya, from northern Pakistan east to western Yunnan in southwestern China. It grows at 3.000-4.000 m altitude.

                                               

Gymnocladus dioicus

The Kentucky coffeetree, Gymnocladus dioicus, is a tree in the subfamily Caesalpinioideae of the pea family Fabaceae, native to the Midwest and Upper South of North America. The seed may be roasted and used as a substitute for coffee beans; howev ...

                                               

Lagarostrobos

Lagarostrobos franklinii is a species of conifer native to the wet southwestern corner of Tasmania, Australia. It is often known as the Huon pine or Macquarie pine, although it is actually a podocarp, not a true pine. It is the sole species in th ...

                                               

Lagerstroemia indica

Lagerstroemia indica is a species in the genus Lagerstroemia in the family Lythraceae, which is native to the Indian Subcontinent, and also to Southeast Asia, China, Korea and Japan. Lagerstroemia indica is an often multi-stemmed, deciduous tree ...

                                               

Larix decidua

Larix decidua, the European larch, is a species of larch native to the mountains of central Europe, in the Alps and Carpathian Mountains as well as the Pyrenees, with disjunct lowland populations in northern Poland and southern Lithuania. Its lif ...

                                               

Liquidambar styraciflua

American sweetgum, also known as American storax, hazel pine, bilsted, redgum, satin-walnut, star-leaved gum, alligatorwood, or simply sweetgum, is a deciduous tree in the genus Liquidambar native to warm temperate areas of eastern North America ...

                                               

Liriodendron chinense

Liriodendron chinense is Asias native species in the genus Liriodendron. This native of central and southern China grows in the provinces of Anhui, Guangxi, Jiangsu, Fujian, Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Shaanxi, Zhejiang, Sichuan and Yunnan, a ...

                                               

Livistona australis

Livistona australis, the cabbage-tree palm, is a plant species in the family Arecaceae. It is a tall, slender palm growing up to about 25 m in height and 0.35 m diameter. It is crowned with dark, glossy green leaves on petioles 2 m long. It has l ...

                                               

Livistona chinensis

Livistona chinensis, the Chinese fan palm or fountain palm, is a species of subtropical palm tree of east Asia. It is native to southern Japan, Taiwan, the Ryukyu Islands, southeastern China and Hainan. It is also reportedly naturalized in South ...

                                               

Lomatia ferruginea

Lomatia ferruginea, commonly known as fuinque, is a small evergreen tree in the family Proteaceae. It is native to southern Argentina and Chile, the Patagonia region of South America. In Chile it grows from Curico Province to Magallanes 35 to 49° ...

                                               

Lophostemon confertus

Lophostemon confertus, is an evergreen tree native to Australia, though it is cultivated in the United States and elsewhere. Common names include brush box, Queensland box, Brisbane box, pink box, box scrub, and vinegartree. Its natural range in ...

                                               

Luma apiculata

Luma apiculata, the Chilean myrtle or temu, is a species of flowering plant in the myrtle family, native to the central Andes between Chile and Argentina, at 33 to 45° south latitude. Growing to 10–15 m tall and wide, it is a vigorous, bushy, eve ...

                                               

Macaranga tanarius

Macaranga tanarius is a plant found in South East Asia, Thailand, Papua New Guinea, Taiwan, and eastern Australia. Its commonly seen as a pioneer species in disturbed rainforest areas. Easily recognised for the round veiny leaves. In Australia it ...

                                               

Magnolia campbellii

Magnolia campbellii, Campbells magnolia, is a species of Magnolia that grows in sheltered valleys in the Himalaya from eastern Nepal, Sikkim and Assam, India, east to southwestern China and south to northern Myanmar.

                                               

Magnolia champaca

Magnolia champaca, known in English as champak, is a large evergreen tree in the family Magnoliaceae. It was previously classified as Michelia champaca. It is known for its fragrant flowers, and its timber used in woodworking.

                                               

Magnolia dawsoniana

Magnolia dawsoniana, known as Dawsons magnolia, is a magnolia species native to the provinces of Sichuan and Yunnan in China, usually at altitudes of 1400 to 2500 m. It is a small, ornamental deciduous tree that can grow to heights of 20 m. Leaf ...