African Teak

Sponsoring trees funds communities whose rainforest is at risk from loggers. It helps villages invest in sustainable livelihoods that depend on the forest being kept standing.

Scientific Name: Pericopsis Elataometia | Common names: Afrormosia, Kokrodua, Assamela
Height: up to 50m | Width: up to 2m
Water: 760 litres | CO2: 10 tonnes

Notes: African teak has brown, green or yellow-brown bark and a straight grain, and is used in boat building, joinery, flooring and decorative veneers. African teak is classified as Endangered on the IUCN Red List.

Partnership Supported: Lubutu

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