Tieghemella africana is a tree species of the genus Tieghemella in the plant family of the Sapotaceae. It occurs in Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, Gabon, and Sierra Leone and is threatened by habitat loss and overharvesting.
A genus is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology. In the hierarchy of biological classification, genus comes above species and below family. In binomial nomenclature, the genus name forms the first part of the binomial species name for each species within the genus.
Tieghemella is a genus of the plant family Sapotaceae described as a genus in 1890. The wood of Tieghemella species is known as makore in the lumber trade.
Plants are mainly multicellular, predominantly photosynthetic eukaryotes of the kingdom Plantae. Historically, plants were treated as one of two kingdoms including all living things that were not animals, and all algae and fungi were treated as plants. However, all current definitions of Plantae exclude the fungi and some algae, as well as the prokaryotes. By one definition, plants form the clade Viridiplantae, a group that includes the flowering plants, conifers and other gymnosperms, ferns and their allies, hornworts, liverworts, mosses and the green algae, but excludes the red and brown algae.
The Amazon weasel, also known as the tropical weasel, is a species of weasel native to South America. It was first identified from a museum specimen mislabelled as coming from Africa, hence the scientific name.
Juniperus thurifera is a species of juniper native to the mountains of the western Mediterranean region, from southern France across eastern and central Spain to Morocco and locally in northern Algeria.
Juniperus angosturana is a species of conifer in the Cupressaceae family.
Juniperus saltuaria is a species of conifer in the Cupressaceae family. It is endemic to southern China and Tibet. The trees grow up to 20 metres (66 ft) high.
Afzelia africana is a tree species in the Fabaceae family.
Gastrodia africana is a species of plant in the Orchidaceae family. It is endemic to Cameroon. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical dry forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Haplocoelopsis is a monotypic plant genus in the family Sapindaceae. The sole species is Haplocoelopsis africana. It is found in Kenya, Tanzania, and possibly Angola.
Hopea parviflora is a species of plant in the family Dipterocarpaceae. It is endemic to India. It is called 'kampakam' or 'thampakam' in Malayalam and கோங்கு 'vellaikongu' or 'irubogam' in Tamil. Hopea parviflora is a tree growing 30 – 37 metres tall. The bole can be 150 cm in diameter. The tree produces a beautiful timber and is commonly harvested from the wild, both for local use and for trade. The plant is classified as 'Endangered' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.
Schefflera kuchingensis is a species of plant in the family Araliaceae. It is a tree endemic to Borneo where it is confined to Sarawak.
Schefflera multifoliolata is a species of plant in the Araliaceae family. It is a tree endemic to Sumatra. It is an endangered species threatened by habitat loss.
Schefflera pueckleri, with the common name for this tree is Mallet flower, is a species of plant in the family Araliaceae.
Schefflera wrayi is a species of plant in the family Araliaceae. It is a tree endemic to Peninsular Malaysia. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Terminalia ivorensis is a species of tree in the family Combretaceae, and is known by the common names of Ivory Coast almond, idigbo, black afara, framire and emeri.
Tieghemella heckelii is a tree species of the genus Tieghemella in the plant family Sapotaceae. The species occurs in Cameroon, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone and is threatened by habitat loss and over exploitation. This timber tree species can grow up to 45 meters tall and 1.2 meters in diameter.
Empogona africana is a species of plant in the Rubiaceae family. It is endemic to South Africa. It is threatened by habitat loss.
Turraeanthus africana is a species of plant in the Meliaceae (Mahogany) family, also known by the common names avodiré, apeya, engan, agbe, lusamba, wansenwa, African Satinwood, and African White Mahogany.
Xylopia africana is a species of plant in the Annonaceae family. It is found in west-central Africa. It is restricted to submontane and lower montane forests. It is threatened due to habitat loss by clearance of forest. It was first described as Melodorum africanum in 1862 by George Bentham.
The African bush elephant, also known as the African savanna elephant, is the larger of the two species of African elephants, and the largest living terrestrial animal. These elephants were previously regarded as the same species, but the African forest elephant has been reclassified as L. cyclotis.
T. africana may refer to:
The West African worm lizard is a species of worm lizards found in Nigeria. Baikia africana is the only species in the genus Baikia.
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