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Black Locust/False Acacia Robinia pseudoacacia
Black Locust, False AcaciaBlack Locust is a fast-growing, deciduous, nitrogen-fixing tree, growing up to 25 m in height. It is suited for temperate areas and high altitudes in the tropics. It is useful as a windbreak, erosion control, and shade. Black Locust provides excellent forage for livestock and bees. The hard wood...
Tara Caesalpinia spinosa
Tara, Spiny Holdback, Guarango, Poinciana Spinosa, WattleTara was first grown in the southwest portion of the island of Madagascar. It is now found on the continents of Asia, Africa, North and South America. It is a leguminous, spiny, slow-growing shrub which can grow into a tree that can produce seed pods for up to 65 years.
Baobab Adansonia digitata
Baobob, African Baobab, Cream Of Tartar Tree, Monkey Bread Tree, Upside Down TreeBaobab trees are large, robust trees that originate from Africa and are found in arid to semi-arid areas. The trees typically grow up to 20-30 meters (m) tall with a diameter of 2-10 m. The tree is used for food, fodder, shelter, and shade. Baobab trees typically grow as solitary individuals and...
Monkey Bread Piliostigma thonningii
Monkey Bread, Camel's Foot Leaf TreeThe Monkey Bread tree is a fairly short, nitrogen-fixing tree, to 15 m in height. It is one of the main species used for Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration in West Africa and is a good for fuelwood, household utensils, farm implements and light construction. It is known as a “famine food”...
Silver Terminalia, Silver Clusterleaf Terminalia sericea
Silver Terminalia, Silver ClusterleafSilver terminalia is a small tree or shrub, valued for its strong wood, and growing to 23 m in height. This tree provides good fuelwood and is valuable for land reclamation and erosion control.