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Acacia spp. (7) Argentina, Australia, Bolivia, British Virgin Islands, Cuba, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, Mozambique, Papua New Guinea, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Yemen
Acanthopale decempedalis Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Achyranthes talbotii Cameroon, Nigeria
Acioa spp. (3) Cameroon, Nigeria
Adenopodia rotundifolia Somalia, Tanzania
Aerisilvaea sylvestris Tanzania
African Mahogany (5) Angola, Benin, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Indian Ocean (Comoros), Liberia, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mozambique, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
African Pearwood Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Nigeria, Republic of Congo
African Pine Liberia
African Teak Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Nigeria, Republic of Congo
African Walnut Angola, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda
Afrocarpus spp. (3) Kenya, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania, Uganda
Afrofittonia silvestris Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Afrostyrax lepidophyllus Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana
Afrothismia spp. (2) Cameroon, Nigeria
Afzelia Africa
Albizia spp. (4) Angola, Argentina, Benin, Brazil, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Dominican Republic, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Haiti, Jamaica, Mauritius, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, Togo, Uganda, Venezuela
Algerian Silver Fir Algeria
Allanblackia spp. (3) Cameroon, Gabon, Tanzania
Allexis spp. (2) Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria
Allophylus spp. (5) Cameroon, Cuba, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ecuador, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Jamaica, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Aloe spp. (8) Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Alsodeiopsis schumannii Tanzania
Amanoa spp. (2) Angola, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Amorphophallus preussii Cameroon
Amphiblemma amoenum Cameroon
Ancistrocladus letestui Cameroon, Gabon
Aneilema silvaticum Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Nigeria
Angraecopsis spp. (2) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Angraecum spp. (2) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Nigeria
Angylocalyx spp. (2) Cameroon, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania
Anisophyllea spp. (1) Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sao Tome and Principe, Sri Lanka
Annickia kummeriae Tanzania
Anopyxis klaineana Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ethiopia, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Sudan
Anthocleista spp. (2) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe
Anthonotha spp. (5) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Antimima eendornensis Namibia
Antrocaryon Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda
Aoranthe penduliflora Tanzania
Apa Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Uganda
Arbutus pavarii Libya
Aristogeitonia monophylla Kenya, Tanzania
Asteropeia spp. (7) Madagascar
Asystasia glandulifera Cameroon
Aubregrinia taiensis Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Autranella congolensis Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria, Republic of Congo
Azobe Africa
Badula spp. (3) Mauritius
Bafodeya benna Guinea, Sierra Leone
Baikiaea ghesquiereana Tanzania
Balthasaria mannii Sao Tome and Principe
Baphia spp. (12) Cameroon, Ethiopia, Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Tanzania, Zambia
Barbel Palm Indian Ocean (Mauritius - Reunion Island)
Barleria spp. (1) Mauritius, Yemen
Bartholina etheliae Namibia
Bauhinia spp. (3) Brazil, Ecuador, Honduras, Kenya, Peru, South Africa, Tanzania
Beautiful Leaf (1) Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka
Begonia spp. (10) Cameroon, China, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Mauritania, Nigeria, Yemen
Beilschmiedia spp. (8) Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
Belonophora spp. (2) Cameroon, Nigeria
Berlinia spp. (4) Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania
Bersama spp. (2) Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Bertiera pauloi Tanzania
Bidens mannii Cameroon
Black Hyedua Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria
Bois De Chenilles Mauritius
Borneo Teak Africa
Boswellia spp. (1) Ethiopia, Yemen
Boutiquea platypetala Cameroon
Brachystegia spp. (4) Angola, Cameroon, Nigeria, Zambia
Brachystephanus spp. (4) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria
Brazzeia longipedicellata Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Uganda
Bread Palm (54) Benin, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, South Africa, South Africa (Eastern Cape Province), Swaziland, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Brillantaisia lancifolia Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria
Brown Mahogany Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
Brucea macrocarpa Kenya
Bryopteris gaudichaudii Indian Ocean (Reunion), Madagascar
Bulbophyllum spp. (8) Cameroon, China, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Taiwan
Bully Tree (1) Belize, Cape Verde, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Mexico, Yemen
Bussea spp. (2) Mozambique, Tanzania
Buxus spp. (2) Jamaica, Kenya, Malawi, Puerto Rico, Tanzania
Cafe Marron Tree Mauritius (Rodrigues Islands)
Calochone acuminata Angola, Cameroon, Gabon
Calodendrum eickii Tanzania
Calpocalyx spp. (7) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria
Calycosiphonia macrochlamys Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Ghana
Campnosperma spp. (1) Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Sri Lanka
Camptolepis ramiflora Kenya, Somalia, Tanzania
Campylospermum spp. (2) Cameroon, Tanzania
Canarium spp. (1) Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand
Canthium spp. (8) India, Kenya, Papua New Guinea, Sri Lanka, Tanzania
Cape Cedar South Africa
Cape Star-chestnut South Africa
Carum foetidum Algeria
Casearia spp. (3) Colombia, Cuba, Ecuador, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Panama, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania
Cassia spp. (3) Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), New Caledonia
Cassipourea spp. (6) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Jamaica, Nigeria, South Africa, Zambia
Caudalejeunea grolleana Madagascar
Cephalosphaera usambarensis Kenya, Tanzania
Chassalia spp. (4) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Mauritius, Nigeria, Tanzania
Chazaliella obanensis Cameroon, Nigeria
Cheesewood (1) China, French Polynesia, Hawaii, India, Malaysia, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Portugal, Tanzania
Chlorophytum spp. (1) Cameroon, Yemen
Chrysophyllum spp. (1) Brazil, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ghana, Peru, Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands
Chytranthus obliquinervis Kenya, Tanzania
Cineraria longipes South Africa
Citropsis gabunensis Ghana
Cladolejeunea aberrans Tanzania
Claoxylon linostachys Mauritius
Cleistopholis staudtii Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Nigeria
Clerodendrum spp. (1) Cameroon, Cuba, Gabon, Yemen
Cliffortia arborea South Africa
Coffea spp. (10) Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Tanzania, Togo
Colea spp. (2) Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Mauritius
Colpodium spp. (2) Kenya, Tanzania
Combretum spp. (3) Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan, Tanzania
Commiphora spp. (3) Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Yemen
Conophytum halenbergense Namibia
Copaifera spp. (1) Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Panama, Sierra Leone, Suriname
Coralberry (4) Cameroon, Costa Rica, Ecuador, India, Jamaica, Panama, Peru, Philippines
Cordia spp. (4) Africa, Central America, North America, South America
Cordyla spp. (2) Madagascar, Sudan, Uganda
Craibia atlantica Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria
Crassocephalum bauchiense Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Crateranthus talbotii Cameroon, Nigeria
Craterispermum spp. (3) Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania
Cromidon pusillum Namibia
Crotalaria spp. (3) Cameroon, Florida, Nigeria, Yemen
Crotonogyne spp. (3) Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria
Crudia spp. (1) Cameroon, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand
Cryptosepalum spp. (2) Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Cussonia spp. (2) Ghana, South Africa
Cuviera spp. (4) Cameroon, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania
Cyathula fernando-poensis Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Cylicomorpha solmsii Cameroon
Cylindrocline commersonii Mauritius
Cynometra spp. (9) Cuba, Fiji, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Philippines, Tanzania
Cyperus spp. (2) Cameroon, Ecuador, Hawaii
Dacryodes spp. (1) Brunei Darussalam, Cameroon, Colombia, Gabon, Malaysia
Dactyladenia spp. (5) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana
Dahlgrenodendron natalense South Africa
Dasylepis integra Kenya, Tanzania
Deinbollia spp. (6) Cameroon, Gabon, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Delonix spp. (4) Madagascar
Delosperma spp. (2) South Africa
Delpydora macrophylla Gabon
Deschampsia angusta Kenya, Uganda
Desmostachys vogelii Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria
Dialium spp. (2) Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), India, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda
Diaphananthe spp. (2) Cameroon
Dichapetalum spp. (1) Costa Rica, Ecuador, Nicaragua, Sao Tome and Principe
Dicliptera spp. (1) Cameroon, Central African Republic, Ecuador
Dicoma pretoriensis South Africa
Dicraeopetalum spp. (3) Ethiopia, Kenya, Madagascar, Somalia
Dicranolepis polygaloides Cameroon
Dielsantha galeopsoides Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Dillenia spp. (1) Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Philippines, Sri Lanka
Diospyros spp. (22) Asia, Australia, Cameroon, Central African Republic, China, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ecuador, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Republic of Congo, Singapore, Solomon Islands, Somalia, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Uganda, Vietnam
Diphasiopsis fadenii Kenya
Dipsacus narcisseanus Cameroon
Dirachma spp. (1) Somalia, Yemen
Discoclaoxylon occidentale Sao Tome and Principe
Disperis spp. (3) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria
Dombeya spp. (4) Cameroon, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Tanzania
Dorstenia spp. (2) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Yemen
Double Coconut Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Dovyalis xanthocarpa Tanzania
Dragon Tree (5) Cameroon, Cape Verde, Djibouti, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Mauritius, Morocco, Nigeria, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Uganda, Yemen
Drypetes spp. (14) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Liberia, Malaysia, Nigeria, Philippines, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Tanzania
Duguetia spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Gabon, Nigeria, Suriname
Dypsis Palm (49) Indian Ocean (Comoros), Madagascar, Tanzania
East Indian Satinwood Madagascar
Ehretia spp. (2) Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania
Elaeocarpus spp. (2) Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
Elephantorrhiza rangei Namibia
Embelia upembensis Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Zambia
Englerodendron usambarense Tanzania
Entandrophragma spp. (4) Africa
Eriocaulon spp. (3) Cameroon, Nigeria
Eriospermum halenbergense Namibia
Erythrina spp. (5) Cuba, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Indonesia, Kenya, Madagascar, Mexico, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, Virgin Islands
Erythrococca columnaris Sao Tome and Principe
Erythroxylum spp. (2) Cuba, Ecuador, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Jamaica, Malaysia, Peru, Sri Lanka, Yemen
Eugenia spp. (9) Brazil, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Hawaii, Honduras, India, Jamaica, Laos, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Peru, Puerto Rico, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka
Eulophia spp. (1) China, South Africa, Taiwan
Euphorbia spp. (108) Ecuador, Ethiopia, Hawaii, India, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Peru, Republic of Congo, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Spain, St. Helena, Tanzania, Uganda, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Euryops mucosus Namibia
Eurypetalum unijugum Cameroon
Excoecaria benthamiana Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Fagara spp. (1) Chile, Cote d'Ivoire
Fairy Elephant's Feet South Africa
Fernandoa lutea Tanzania
Fig Tree (5) Bolivia, Brazil, Cuba, Ecuador, Guyana, India, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Mauritius, Mexico, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Philippines, South Africa, Tanzania
Fleurydora felicis Guinea
Floscopa mannii Cameroon, Nigeria
Forest Bismarckia Madagascar
Forest Coconut Madagascar
Fringe Tree (1) Brazil, Florida, India, Jamaica, Malaysia, Peru, Venezuela, Zambia
Gaertnera spp. (3) Mauritius, Sri Lanka
Garcinia spp. (8) Benin, Cameroon, China, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, India, Jamaica, Liberia, Malaysia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Tanzania, Vietnam
Gardenia spp. (1) Fiji, Hawaii, Kenya, Tanzania
Gastonia spp. (4) Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Mauritius
Gastrodia spp. (1) Cameroon, China, Taiwan
Gazania thermalis Namibia
Genyorchis spp. (3) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Giant Windowpane Palm Madagascar
Gigasiphon macrosiphon Kenya, Tanzania
Gilbertiodendron spp. (5) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Gilletiodendron glandulosum Mali
Gladiolus pole-evansii South Africa
Glionnetia sericea Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Gluema ivorensis Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana
Golden Pagoda South Africa
Gossweilerodendron spp. (2) Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Republic of Congo
Grandidier's Baobab Madagascar
Grewia spp. (2) Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Yemen
Grisollea thomassetii Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Grossera elongata Sao Tome and Principe
Guarea spp. (3) Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Gabon, Ghana, Haiti, Jamaica, Liberia, Nigeria, Panama, Peru, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Uganda
Guibourtia schliebenii Mozambique, Tanzania
Gymnosporia bachmannii South Africa
Gymnostemon zaizou Cote d'Ivoire
Habenaria spp. (6) Cameroon, China, Equatorial Guinea, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe, South Africa
Hallea spp. (2) Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Uganda, Zambia
Hamilcoa zenkeri Cameroon
Hannoa kitombetombe Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Haplormosia monophylla Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Helichrysum spp. (1) Cameroon, Malta, Yemen
Hemandradenia chevalieri Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Heritiera spp. (1) China, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Guam, Indonesia, Liberia, Northern Mariana Islands, Sierra Leone
Hernandia spp. (1) Cuba, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Jamaica, Mauritius, Pitcairn
Hexalobus salicifolius Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire
Hibiscus spp. (1) Ecuador, Hawaii, Mauritius, Yemen
Hildegardia spp. (1) Cuba, India, Somalia
Hirtella spp. (1) Colombia, Ecuador, Tanzania
Holmskioldia gigas Kenya, Tanzania
Homalium spp. (6) Benin, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Guinea, India, Ivory Coast (Africa), Liberia, Malaysia, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Pitcairn, Sierra Leone, Tanzania
Hoplestigma pierreanum Cameroon
Hugonia spp. (2) Cameroon, Gabon
Hunteria ghanensis Ghana
Hymenocoleus glaber Cameroon
Hymenostegia spp. (4) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria
Hyophorbe spp. (5) Indian Ocean (Reunion), Mauritius
Hypolytrum spp. (2) Cameroon
Hypseochloa cameroonensis Cameroon
Indigofera spp. (1) Ethiopia, Yemen
Isoberlinia scheffleri Tanzania
Isolona spp. (4) Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Tanzania
Jeheb Nut Ethiopia, Somalia
Jellyfish Tree Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Jensenobotrya lossowiana Namibia
Jewelweed (4) Cameroon, China, Equatorial Guinea
Jollydora spp. (2) Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria
Julbernardia magnistipulata Kenya, Tanzania
Juttadinteria kovisimontana Namibia
Keetia spp. (3) Cameroon, Tanzania
Khadia beswickii South Africa
Kniphofia reflexa Cameroon
Kola Nut (22) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Tanzania, Uganda
Kona Palm Madagascar
Korupodendron songweanum Cameroon
Kotschya platyphylla Tanzania
Kraussia spp. (1) Kenya, Tanzania, Yemen
Kupea martinetugei Cameroon
Lagynias pallidiflora Kenya, Tanzania
Lasianthus spp. (3) India, Indonesia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Tanzania
Lasiodiscus rozeirae Sao Tome and Principe
Latania spp. (3) Mauritius
Leafflower (4) Cameroon, Ecuador, Ghana, Guinea, Jamaica, Liberia, Mauritius, Panama
Lecaniodiscus punctatus Cameroon, Ghana
Lecomtedoxa nogo Gabon
Ledermaniella keayi Cameroon
Ledermanniella spp. (3) Cameroon
Leptactina papyrophloea Tanzania
Leptolaena spp. (6) Madagascar
Lettowianthus stellatus Kenya, Tanzania
Leucoperichaetium eremophilum Namibia
Lijndenia spp. (2) Tanzania
Liparis spp. (1) Cameroon, China, Nigeria
Lithops spp. (4) Namibia
Livistona spp. (1) Australia (Queensland), Djibouti, Philippines, Solomon Islands, Somalia
Lobelia spp. (1) Ecuador, Hawaii, Namibia
Loesenera spp. (2) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Liberia, Nigeria
Macaranga spp. (4) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, French Polynesia, Kenya, Mauritius, Nigeria, Philippines, Tanzania
Macropodiella pellucida Cameroon
Madagascar Palmyra Palm Madagascar
Maerua elegans Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Magnistipula spp. (2) Cameroon, Gabon
Maillardia pendula Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Majesty Palm (15) Indian Ocean (Comoros), Madagascar
Malleastrum leroyi Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Mammea spp. (1) Indonesia, Malaysia, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Tanzania
Manilkara Tree (1) Brazil, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guyana, Haiti, Indonesia, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Venezuela
Manniella cypripedioides Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Mapania ferruginea Cameroon, Sao Tome and Principe
Marantochloa mildbraedii Cameroon, Gabon
Marojejya spp. (2) Madagascar
Masoala madagascariensis Madagascar
Maytenus spp. (3) Ecuador, Ethiopia, Honduras, Jamaica, Malaysia, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Thailand, Virgin Islands (British and US), Yemen
Medusandra richardsiana Cameroon
Melanophylla spp. (5) Madagascar
Melolobium subspicatum South Africa
Memecylon spp. (6) Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, Nigeria, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Uganda
Mesogyne insignis Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania
Micrococca scariosa Kenya, Tanzania
Mikaniopsis spp. (2) Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Uganda
Mildbraedia carpinifolia Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania
Milicia regia Benin, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Senegal
Milkwood (1) Brazil, Brunei Darussalam, Cuba, Indian Ocean (Mauritius - Reunion Island), Indonesia, Jamaica, Malaysia, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Puerto Rico
Millettia spp. (19) Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda
Millionaire's Salad Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Mimetes arboreus South Africa
Mimusops spp. (4) Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Tanzania
Mitrostigma barteri Cameroon
Mkilua fragrans Kenya, Tanzania
Mlanje Cedar Malawi
Momordica enneaphylla Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon
Monadenium spp. (2) Tanzania
Monocyclanthus vignei Ghana, Liberia
Monodora unwinii Nigeria
Monopetalanthus spp. (3) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Monotes lutambensis Tanzania
Morella arborea Equatorial Guinea
Morinda asteroscepa Malawi, Tanzania
Moringa arborea Kenya
Multidentia spp. (2) Kenya, Tanzania
Nakedwood South Africa (Eastern Cape Province)
Namibia cinerea Namibia
Napoleonaea spp. (3) Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria
Natal Grass Cycad Mozambique, South Africa
Natal Wing-nut South Africa
Nauclea spp. (1) Africa, India
Neckeropsis pocsii Indian Ocean (Comoros)
Neoharmsia spp. (2) Madagascar
Neohemsleya usambarensis Tanzania
Neolemonniera clitandrifolia Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Neoschumannia kamerunensis Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire
Neostenanthera hamata Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Nesogordonia papaverifera Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone
Newtonia spp. (2) Cameroon, Kenya, Tanzania
Nodonema lineatum Cameroon, Nigeria
Northia hornei Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Nothospondias staudtii Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria
Nubian Desert Palm Egypt, Sudan
Ochrosia spp. (1) Hawaii, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Mauritius, New Caledonia
Ocotea spp. (3) Africa, Central America, Mexico, South America
Octoknema orientalis Tanzania
Okoume Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of Congo
Olax psittacorum Indian Ocean (Mauritius - Reunion Island)
Olea chimanimani Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Oncoba lophocarpa Cameroon
Orania spp. (2) Madagascar
Oreille de Souris Mauritius
Oricia lecomteana Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria
Ormocarpopsis spp. (5) Madagascar
Ormocarpum spp. (1) Cameroon, Gabon, Oman, Yemen
Ossiculum aurantiacum Cameroon
Ouratea spp. (3) Colombia, Costa Rica, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, Jamaica, Kenya, Liberia, Mexico, Panama, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania
Oxyanthus spp. (2) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Oxygyne triandra Cameroon
Oxystigma msoo Kenya, Tanzania
Palisota preussiana Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Pandanus spp. (13) Fiji, Gabon, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Philippines, Sao Tome and Principe, Vanuatu
Paranecepsia alchorneifolia Mozambique, Tanzania
Pararistolochia spp. (3) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Pauridiantha spp. (3) Cameroon, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe
Pavetta spp. (16) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Guinea, Kenya, Mali, Sao Tome and Principe, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda
Pentas ledermannii Cameroon, Nigeria
Pepper Vine (1) Ecuador, Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Perrier's Baobab Madagascar
Peucedanum spp. (2) Cameroon
Philippia nyassana Malawi
Phylloxylon spp. (7) Madagascar
Pierreodendron kerstingii Benin, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Togo
Pilea spp. (3) Ecuador, Mauritius
Piptostigma spp. (4) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria
Pisonia spp. (1) Cuba, El Salvador, French Polynesia, Guatemala, Hawaii, Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Placodiscus spp. (9) Cameroon, Central African Republic, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Sierra Leone
Plagiosiphon longitubus Cameroon
Platypterocarpus tanganyikensis Tanzania
Plectranthus spp. (3) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Namibia
Pleioceras orientale Mozambique
Podocarpus spp. (4) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, Oceanic, South America
Polyceratocarpus scheffleri Tanzania
Polyscias spp. (8) French Polynesia, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Kenya, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Sao Tome and Principe
Polysphaeria macrantha Tanzania
Polystachya spp. (7) Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe
Pom Pom Protea South Africa (Western Cape Province)
Pondoland Palm South Africa
Pongamiopsis spp. (2) Madagascar
Populus spp. (1) Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America (Mexico)
Poupartia spp. (2) Mauritius
Pouteria Tree (1) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, North America, South America
Premna spp. (5) China, Cote d'Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania
Protea spp. (3) South Africa
Prunus spp. (1) Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, South America
Pseudagrostistachys africana Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Sao Tome and Principe
Pseuderanthemum spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Nigeria
Pseudosabicea spp. (3) Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria
Pseudosalacia streyi South Africa
Psiadia cataractae Mauritius
Psychotria spp. (20) Cameroon, Cuba, Ecuador, French Polynesia, Hawaii, India, Jamaica, Kenya, New Caledonia, Nigeria, Peru, Sao Tome and Principe, Sri Lanka, Tanzania
Psydrax spp. (4) Cameroon, Kenya, Mozambique, New Caledonia, Tanzania
Pteleopsis habeensis Ghana, Mali, Nigeria
Pterygota spp. (2) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Pycnocoma spp. (2) Kenya, Tanzania
Pyrenacantha cordicula Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Ghana
Quassia sanguinea Cameroon, Nigeria
Radiator Plant (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Puerto Rico
Rapanea spp. (2) India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Panama, South Africa, Sri Lanka
Raphia Palm Angola, Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria, Republic of Congo
Rawsonia burtt-davyi Malawi
Red Lemur Palm Madagascar
Renauldia lycopodioides Tanzania
Rhabdotosperma ledermannii Cameroon, Nigeria
Rhaphidophora pusilla Cameroon, Gabon
Rhaptopetalum spp. (3) Cameroon, Gabon
Rhipidantha chlorantha Tanzania
Rhodognaphalon breviscupe Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone
Rhus spp. (1) Tajikistan, Tanzania, United States (GA, NC, SC, VA), Uzbekistan, Yemen
Rhynchocalyx lawsonioides South Africa
Riccia spp. (1) Portugal (Madeira), South Africa
Rinorea spp. (3) Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Mexico, Panama, Sao Tome and Principe, Venezuela
Robynsia glabrata Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Nigeria
Rosewood (42) Belize, Brazil, Cambodia, Cameroon, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Ghana, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Laos, Madagascar, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicaragua, Panama, Peru, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam
Rothmannia spp. (3) Cameroon, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Kenya, Tanzania
Ruschianthus falcatus Namibia
Rushfoil (6) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ecuador, Ghana, India, Kenya, Malaysia, Mauritius, New Caledonia, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania, Vietnam, Yemen
Rutidea nigerica Benin, Cameroon, Nigeria
Rytigynia spp. (8) Kenya, Tanzania
Sabicea spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Nigeria
Saharan Cypress Algeria, Morocco
Sakoanala madagascariensis Madagascar
Salacia spp. (3) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Republic of Congo
Sambirano Palmyra Palm Madagascar
Sapium spp. (2) Argentina, Bolivia, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mexico, Philippines, Tanzania
Sarcolaena spp. (5) Madagascar
Sarcophrynium villosum Cameroon, Gabon
Saxicolella marginalis Cameroon, Nigeria
Scaphopetalum parvifolium Nigeria
Schumanniophyton problematicum Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Sierra Leone
Schwantesia constanceae Namibia
Scleria afroreflexa Cameroon
Sclerocarya gillettii Kenya
Sclerochiton preussii Cameroon, Nigeria
Secamone spp. (1) Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Rwanda, Uganda, Yemen
Senecio spp. (1) Argentina, Mauritius, Spain
Sericanthe toupetou Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana
Shea Butter Tree Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Sudan, Uganda
Sibangea pleioneura Tanzania
Silene spp. (1) Cameroon, Florida, Georgia (USA), Hawaii, Italy, Spain
Silver tree South Africa
Sorindeia calantha Kenya, Tanzania
Soulamea terminalioides Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Soyauxia talbotii Nigeria
Spathandra barteri Ghana
St. John's-wort (1) Ecuador, Ethiopia, Florida, Yemen
Staudtia pterocarpa Sao Tome and Principe
Staurogyne spp. (1) Cameroon, China
Stelechantha arcuata Cameroon
Sterculia schliebenii Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania
Strychnos spp. (4) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Kenya, Mozambique, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Stuhlmannia moavi Kenya, Madagascar, Tanzania
Suarez Baobab Madagascar
Suregada lithoxyla Tanzania
Swartzia spp. (1) Angola, Cameroon, Colombia, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ecuador, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Panama, Republic of Congo, Suriname
Symbiezidium madagascariensis Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Madagascar
Synsepalum spp. (6) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Syzygium spp. (3) Fiji, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Mauritius, South Africa, Sri Lanka
Takhtajania perrieri Madagascar
Talbotiella spp. (2) Ghana, Nigeria
Tambourissa spp. (2) Indian Ocean (Mauritius), Mauritius
Tannodia swynnertonii Mozambique, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Tapinanthus spp. (2) Angola, Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria
Tapiphyllum schliebenii Tanzania
Tapura spp. (5) Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, Gabon, Ghana, Republic of Congo
Tarenna spp. (3) India, Kenya, Tanzania
Teclea carpopunctifera Cote d'Ivoire
Tectiphiala ferox Mauritius
Temnocalyx nodulosus Tanzania
Tephrosia spp. (1) South Africa, Yemen
Terminalia spp. (2) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, South America
Ternstroemia spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Honduras, Indonesia, Jamaica, Malawi, Malaysia, Puerto Rico, Singapore, Tanzania
Tessmannia densiflora Tanzania
Testulea gabonensis Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Republic of Congo
Tetrataxis salicifolia Mauritius
Tetrorchidium spp. (1) Guatemala, Honduras, Panama, Tanzania
Thecacoris annobonae Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Tieghemella spp. (2) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Republic of Congo, Sierra Leone
Tiliacora lehmbachii Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire)
Toussaintia orientalis Kenya
Trachyandra spp. (2) Namibia, South Africa
Tricalysia spp. (9) Cameroon, Gabon, Nigeria, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Tanzania
Trichilia spp. (2) Belize, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cote d'Ivoire, Cuba, Ecuador, Ghana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, Tanzania, Venezuela
Trichocladus goetzei Malawi, Tanzania
Trichoscypha spp. (3) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria
Trichostachys interrupta Cameroon, Nigeria
Triclisia spp. (2) Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Sierra Leone
Trilepisium gymnandrum Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Tropical Pitcher Plant (3) Brunei Darussalam, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka
Turraea spp. (2) Cote d'Ivoire, Tanzania, Yemen
Turraeanthus africanus Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Equatorial Guinea, Ghana, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Uganda
Tylecodon spp. (2) Namibia
Tylophora urceolata Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Tanzania
Umbrella Tree (4) Africa, Asia, Australia, Central America, Indonesia, North America, Oceanic, South America
Umtiza listeriana South Africa
Uvariastrum zenkeri Cameroon, Nigeria
Uvariodendron spp. (8) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya, Liberia, Nigeria, Tanzania
Uvariopsis spp. (4) Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria, Tanzania
Vangueria bicolor Tanzania
Vangueriopsis longiflora Tanzania
Vateriopsis seychellarum Indian Ocean (Seychelles)
Vaughania cloiselii Madagascar
Vepris spp. (8) Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mali, Tanzania
Vernonia spp. (1) Cameroon, Ecuador, Indonesia, Nigeria, Puerto Rico, Yemen
Vincentella densiflora Sao Tome and Principe
Vismia spp. (1) Panama, Tanzania
Vitellariopsis spp. (3) Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Vitex spp. (5) Belize, Cameroon, Costa Rica, Cuba, Guatemala, Honduras, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mexico, New Caledonia, Nicaragua, Panama, Philippines, Tanzania, Vietnam
Warburgia spp. (3) Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Warneckea spp. (2) Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Gabon, Ghana, Nigeria
Water-willow (3) Cameroon, Ecuador, Florida, Nigeria, Yemen
Weinmannia spp. (1) Ecuador, Fiji, Indian Ocean (Mauritius - Reunion Island), Jamaica, New Caledonia, Peru
West Indian Jasmine (5) Cameroon, India, Indian Ocean (Seychelles), Nigeria, Sri Lanka, Tanzania
White Afzelia Angola, Cameroon, Democratic Republic of Congo (Zaire), Gabon, Nigeria, Republic of Congo
Whitfieldia preussii Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea
Willowmore Cedar South Africa
Xanthocercis spp. (2) Gabon, Madagascar
Xylopia spp. (7) Cambodia, Cameroon, Cuba, Ghana, Indian Ocean (Reunion), Mauritius, Nigeria, Panama, Sao Tome and Principe, Tanzania, Vietnam
Yellow Sterculia Cameroon, Cote d'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
Zanthoxylum spp. (7) Africa, Central America, Hawaii, North America, Oceanic, South America
Zebrawood (2) Cameroon, Gabon, Republic of Congo
Zenkerella spp. (2) Tanzania
Zimmermannia spp. (4) Kenya, Tanzania
Ziziphus spp. (1) Kenya, Philippines, Tanzania, United States (Florida)
Zornia vaughaniana Mauritius

**What plants are listed here?:

The Africa section of this site lists the folllowing plants appearing on select endangered species lists:
  • Plants that dwell in or migrate to any nation or region found on the African continent.
  • Plants dwelling in or that travel to the Mediterranean Sea and any islands located in the Mediterranean Sea.
  • Plants dwelling in or that migrate to Madagascar and nearby islands (to the southwest of India or east of Madagascar).
  • Plants dwelling in or that migrate to North Atlantic islands off the western coast of Africa.

Disclaimer:
This list combines species from several endangered species lists. Using the total count of species found on this site as an official count of endangered species of the world is not recommended. For more information on what creatures are listed on this site, please visit our About EEC page.


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