An African tree producing a spectacular display of pink flowers, Cape chestnut is a popular ornamental.
Callicarpa argentii is one of four new species of Callicarpa recently described from the island of Borneo.
Breadfruit is a tall tropical tree with divided leaves and large green to yellow fruits with an edible, starchy, white or cream-coloured flesh.
The monkey puzzle was given its name by an observer who thought that monkeys wouldn't be able to climb the spiky branches.
Fan aloe is an unusual, many-branched succulent with striking scarlet flowers and fan-like clusters of leaves.
The strange-looking quiver tree is an icon of southern Africa's most arid habitats.
This remarkable new species was discovered in the highly endangered Atlantic Forest of eastern Brazil.
Trumpet honeysuckle has striking, bright red, tubular flowers and is an attractive climber, which is evergreen in very mild areas.
Michelsonia microphylla is a rare, although once locally abundant, tropical African forest tree from the Congo basin.
Magnistipula multinervia is so rare that only four trees are known, growing in a remote area deep inside Korup National Park in Cameroon.