The stinging-nettle tree looks a bit like a papaya tree - but it does what its name suggests!
Native to southeast Europe and southwest Asia, oriental plane is a long-lived tree with widely spreading branches and spiky round fruits.
Marula is an African tree, the juicy fruits of which are highly prized by humans and other animals.
Tetraberlinia bifoliolata is a tropical African tree with yellow flowers and explosive seed pods.
Teak is well known for its high quality timber, and has also been used for traditional medicine in southeast Asia.
Talbotiella velutina is a rare rainforest tree, which is only found in two localities.
Berlinia razzifera is a rare rainforest tree from river banks in the Loango National Park of Gabon.
An extremely rare sight in Britain, the chestnut-leaved oak is native to the mountains of the Caucasus and Iran.
A shrub or tree, with mulberry-like leaves, paper mulberry is important as a source of fibre for cloth and paper.
The silver birch is a temperate tree, grown as an ornamental plant, also for its timber. It is used for a range of purposes, from broom-making and steeple-chase fencing to medicines.