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Agroforestree Database

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World Agroforestry Centre. 2011, "Agroforestree Database", World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. .

Contact Info

Corresponding Organization: worldagroforestry@cgiar.org

Affiliations

  • World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya

Link(s)

World Agroforestry Centre

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Species Info

Trees native and exotic to many countries are provided. Some profiles include:

Tropical America

  • Acacia angustissima
  • Acacia pennatula
  • Albizia saman
  • Alnus acuminata
  • Anacardium occidentale
  • Andira inermis
  • Annona cherimola
  • Annona muricata
  • Annona squamosa
  • Ateleia herbert-smithii
  • Bauhinia variegata
  • Bertholletia excelsa
  • Bixa orellana
  • Bombacopsis quinata (Pachira quinata)
  • Bursera simaruba
  • Byrsonima crassifolia
  • Caesalpinia spinosa
  • Caesalpinia velutina
  • Calliandra calothyrsus
  • Calophyllum brasiliense
  • Carapa guianensis
  • Carica papaya
  • Casimiroa edulis
  • Cassia grandis
  • Cedrela odorata
  • Chrysophyllum cainito
  • Cinchona pubescens
  • Colubrina arborescens
  • Copaifera langsdorfii
  • Cordia alliodora
  • Crotalaria micans
  • Cupressus lusitanica
  • Didymopanax morototoni
  • Enterolobium cyclocarpum
  • Erythrina berteroana
  • Erythrina edulis
  • Erythrina fusca
  • Erythrina poeppigiana
  • Eugenia dombeyi
  • Eugenia stipitata
  • Feijoa sellowiana
  • Genipa americana
  • Gliricidia sepium
  • Guaiacum officinale
  • Guazuma ulmifolia
  • Hevea brasiliensis
  • Hyeronima alchorneoides
  • Hymenaea courbaril
  • Inga edulis
  • Jacaranda mimosifolia
  • Jatropha curcas
  • Leucaena collinsii
  • Leucaena diversifolia
  • Leucaena esculenta
  • Leucaena leucocephala
  • Leucaena pallida
  • Leucaena salvadorensis
  • Leucaena trichandra
  • Liquidambar styraciflua
  • Manihot glaziovii
  • Manilkara zapota
  • Mimosa pigra
  • Mimosa scabrella
  • Myroxylon balsamum
  • Olneya tesota
  • Opuntia ficus-indica
  • Orbignya phalerata
  • Parkinsonia aculeata
  • Paullinia cupana
  • Pentaclethra macroloba
  • Phyllanthus acidus
  • Phytolacca dioica
  • Pinus caribaea
  • Pinus patula
  • Pithecellobium dulce
  • Pouteria campechiana
  • Pouteria sapota
  • Prosopis juliflora
  • Pseudosamanea guachapele
  • Psidium guajava
  • Pterocarpus santalinoides
  • Pterogyne nitens
  • Quercus humboldtii
  • Schinus terebithifolius
  • Schizolobium parahybum
  • Senna atomaria
  • Senna spectabilis
  • Simarouba glauca
  • Simmondsia chinensis
  • Spondias mombin
  • Spondias purpurea
  • Swietenia humilis
  • Swietenia macrophylla
  • Syzygium jambos
  • Tabebuia donnell-smithii
  • Tabebuia rosea
  • Tabebuia serratifolia
  • Taxus baccata
  • Tecoma stans
  • Theobroma cacao
  • Tipuana tipu
  • Tithonia diversifolia
  • Vochysia guatemalensis
  • Ximenia americana


Southeast Asia

  • Acrocarpus fraxinifolius
  • Agathis philippinensis
  • Albizia chinensis
  • Albizia lebbeck
  • Albizia procera
  • Aleurites moluccana
  • Alstonia scholaris
  • Anthocephalus cadamba
  • Antiaris toxicaria
  • Antidesma bunius
  • Araucaria cunninghamii
  • Areca catechu
  • Arenga pinnata
  • Artocarpus altilis
  • Artocarpus camansi
  • Averrhoa bilimbi
  • Averrhoa carambola
  • Azadirachta excelsa
  • Azadirachta indica
  • Bauhinia purpurea
  • Barringtonia racemosa
  • Butea monosperma
  • Cajanus cajan
  • Calophyllum inophyllum
  • Cananga odorata
  • Canarium indicum
  • Canarium ovatum
  • Casimiroa edulis
  • Cassia javanica
  • Casuarina equisetifolia
  • Casuarina junghuhniana
  • Casuarina oligodon
  • Cedrela serrata
  • Chukrasia tabularis
  • Citrus maxima
  • Cocos nucifera
  • Dalbergia latifolia
  • Derris elliptica
  • Derris robusta
  • Dipterocarpus alatus
  • Dipterocarpus grandiflorus
  • Dracontomelon dao
  • Durio zibethinus
  • Endospermum malaccense
  • Erythrina variegata
  • Eucalyptus deglupta
  • Eucalyptus urophylla
  • Fagrea racemosa
  • Ficus subcordata
  • Flemingia macrophylla
  • Garcinia mangostana
  • Garcinia quaesita
  • Gonystylus bancanus
  • Hardwickia binata
  • Hibiscus sabdariffa
  • Intsia bijuga
  • Lagerstroemia speciosa
  • Lansium domesticum
  • Lawsonia inermis
  • Litsea monopetala
  • Macaranga tanarius
  • Madhuca utilis
  • Mallotus philippensis
  • Mangifera foetida
  • Mangifera odorata
  • Melaleuca quinquenervia
  • Melia azedarach
  • Mesua ferrea
  • Metroxylon sagu
  • Morus alba
  • Nauclea orientalis
  • Neobalanocarpus heimii
  • Nephelium lappaceum
  • Nephelium ramboutan-ake
  • Paraseianthes falcataria
  • Parkia speciosa
  • Peltophorum pterocarpum
  • Piliostigma malabaricum
  • Pinus kesiya
  • Pinus merkusii
  • Pittosporum resiniferum
  • Pometia pinnata
  • Pterocarpus indicus
  • Pueraria montana
  • Rhizophora mucronata
  • Sandoricum koetjape
  • Santalum album
  • Schima wallichii
  • Securinega flexuosa
  • Senna siamea
  • Sesbania grandiflora
  • Shorea javanica
  • Shorea negrosensis
  • Sterculia foetida
  • Syzygium aromaticum
  • Syzygium cuminii
  • Syzygium malaccense
  • Syzygium samarangense
  • Taxus baccata
  • Terminalia bellirica
  • Toona ciliata
  • Toona sureni
  • Trema orientalis
  • Vitex altissima
  • Vitex cofassus
  • Vitex negundo
  • Vitex parviflora
  • Vitex pubescens
  • Vitex trifolia
  • Ziziphus mauritiana

Description

  • This database provides specifics on both native and exotic tree species around the world. 
  • It is searchable by country, native or exotics species, products and/or services provided, and by the first letter of the species.
  • Species descriptions include a detailed description of the tree's characteristics and information on the climate, native range, and ecology.
  • Also, each species document provides information on tree propagation and management and uses.

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  • This database is a work in progress, and we need your input to keep it up to date. Feel free to contact ELTI at elti@yale.edu to provide information on your own work as well as other projects and literature currently missing from the database.

     

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    Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute