The leaves and fruiting catkins of Fang's hornbeam are larger than those of any other hornbeam.
The cocoa tree is the source of one of the world's most delicious and familiar products... chocolate.
Although widely cultivated in the tropics since the 19th century, the native habitat of flamboyant was unknown to science until the 1930s, when it was rediscovered growing in the wild in Madagascar.
Delonix decaryi, a tree with a cigar-shaped trunk, is found in the dry spiny forest of Madagascar, and sometimes planted as a living fence.
An endangered tree from northeast Madagascar, Dalbergia andapensis is threatened by local deforestation.
Highly valued for its edible seeds known as 'pine nuts', the stone pine has been cultivated in Europe for almost 2,000 years.
The principal source of eucalyptus oil, Tasmanian blue gum is a tall, evergreen tree native to Tasmania and Victoria and is the most widely cultivated eucalypt across Australia and the rest of the world.
The banyan is a type of strangling fig, native to India and Pakistan. Known in Hindu mythology as 'the wish-fulfilling tree', banyans represent eternal life.
Copper beech trees can be propagated by grafting to maintain the colour of the leaves.
Gamhar is a southeast Asian tree that produces high-quality wood, which is used to make furniture and musical instruments, such as Indian sitars and drums.