1. Monkey Thorn is very tall, deciduous, nitrogen-fixing tree, growing to 30 m in height. It is adapted to hot dry climates and has bottle-brush cream flowers. This tree is primarily used as a fast-growing timber species for shade and animal fodder.
  2. Mesquite is a small, drought resistant, nitrogen-fixing tree, growing to 15 m. It is a good species for restoring degraded soils and establishing trees in overgrazed semiarid areas. The wood is hard, makes very good charcoal and is used for tools and furniture.
  3. The 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”...
  4. Adenanthera pavonina is a fast-growing, medium-to-large sized deciduous tree, reaching heights of 6-15 m. Its spreading canopy is filled with feather-like foliage. Creamy yellow, fragrant flowers are borne in 12-15 cm long, narrow inflorescences at the end of each branch. Dark brown pods (15-22...
  5. Acacia xanthophloea is a tall, fast-growing tree up to 25 m. This tree has greenish-yellow bark; the branches have white, straight spines that are 6 cm long.The main uses are for for timber, polewood, firewood, erosion control, and as a landscape tree. The name fever tree comes from the mistaken...
  6. L’origine de cette espèce est inconnue mais elle est aujourd’hui cultivée en Amérique centrale et du Sud
  7. Cet arbre est originaire de l’Afrique tropicale, de l’Asie et du nord de l’Australie
  8. Flemingia macrophylla is a perennial, deep-rooted, woody, nitrogen-fixing shrub up to 2.5 m in height. It is useful for shade, and for soil conservation and improvement as an alley crop, green manure, or cover crop.
  9. L’Acrocarpus fraxinifolius est originaire des régions tropicales de l’Asie. C’est un arbre à feuilles caduques et à croissance rapide qui peut croître de 1,3 à 3m (de 4,25 à 10pi) par an. Il peut atteindre une hauteur totale de 30 à 60m (de 100 à 200 pi). Cette espèce pousse dans les sols acides...
  10. Cet arbre originaire du Malawi pousse aujourd’hui en Afrique de l’Ouest, Afrique de l’Est et Afrique centrale. En Afrique du Sud, il est considéré une espèce rare.