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Trees species of Kakamega and Budongo Forest

Kakamega and Budongo Forest are home to more than 100 tree species each. Some of the species occur in both forests, but Budongo is more diverse containing more particularly rare species. Most common tree families are Euphorbiaceae, Moraceae, Fabaceae, Rubiaceae and Meliaceae in both forests.


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Contact: Dr. Helmut Dalitz hdalitz@uni-hohenheim.de    

Family  Order by
Genus        
Species        
Physiological group     
Forest     
 179 Entries  


  Family Genus Species Max.
height
[m]
Phisiolog.
group
Occurence in
Kakamega
Occurence in
Budongo
1 Mimosaceae Acacia abyssinica IT X
2 Euphorbiaceae Acalypha neptunica 6 ST X X
3 Sapotaceae Afrosersalisia cerasifera 35 ST X
4 Alangiaceae Alangium chinense 27 IM X
5 Mimosaceae Albizia coriaria IM X
6 Mimosaceae Albizia ferruginea X
7 Mimosaceae Albizia glaberrima IM X
8 Mimosaceae Albizia grandibracteata 25 IM X
9 Mimosaceae Albizia gummifera 25 IM X
10 Euphorbiaceae Alchornea laxiflora 7 ST X X
11 Apocynaceae Alstonia boonei 50 IM X
12 Annonaceae Annona senegalensis X
13 Moraceae Antiaris toxicaria 45 IM X X
14 Euphorbiaceae Antidesma laciniatum X
15 Anacardiaceae Antrocaryon micraster X
16 Icacinaceae Apodytes dimidiata IT X
17 Balanitaceae Balanites wilsoniana X X
18 Rubiaceae Belonophora hypoglauca X
19 Sapotaceae Bequaertiodendron oblanceolatum 13 ST X X
20 Melianthaceae Bersama abyssinica IT X
21 Sapindaceae Blighia unijugata 25 ST X X
22 Sapindaceae Blighia welwitschii X
23 Euphorbiaceae Bridelia micrantha IT X
24 Moraceae Broussonetia papyrifera X
25 Flacourtiaceae Caloncoba schweinfurthii X
26 Burseraceae Canarium schweinfurthii X
27 Polygalaceae Carpolobia alba X
28 Flacourtiaceae Casearia battiscombei 40 IM X
29 Rhizophoraceae Cassipourea ruwensorensis 14 ST X
30 Ulmaceae Celtis africana 29 ST X
31 Ulmaceae Celtis gomphophylla 25 ST X X
32 Ulmaceae Celtis mildbraedii 40 ST X X
33 Ulmaceae Celtis phillippensis 35 ST X
34 Ulmaceae Celtis zenkeri 40 ST X
35 Ulmaceae Chaetacme aristata 15 ST X
36 Oleaceae Chionanthus mildbraedii 14 IM X X
37 Sapotaceae Chrysophyllum albidum 40 ST X X
38 Sapotaceae Chrysophyllum gorungosanum X
39 Sapotaceae Chrysophyllum muerense 30 IM X
40 Sapotaceae Chrysophyllum perpulchrum 35 IM X
41 Sapotaceae Chrysophyllum viridifolium 30 ST X
42 Rutaceae Clausena anisata IT X
43 Annonaceae Cleistopholis patens X
44 Connaraceae Cnestis ugandensis X
45 Sterculiaceae Cola gigantea X
46 Combretaceae Combretum collinum IT X X
47 Combretaceae Combretum molle IT X X
48 Boraginaceae Cordia africana 32 IT X
49 Boraginaceae Cordia millenii 38 IM X
50 Fabaceae Craibia brownii 28 ST X
51 Rubiaceae Craterispermum schweinfurthii 15 ST X
52 Euphorbiaceae Croton macrostachyus IM X X
53 Euphorbiaceae Croton megalocarpus 36 IM X X
54 Euphorbiaceae Croton sylvaticus 29 IM X X
55 Caesalpiniaceae Cynometra alexandri 50 ST X
56 Flacourtiaceae Dasylepis racemosa X
57 Sapindaceae Deinbollia kilimandscharica 12 ST X
58 Tiliaceae Desplatsia dewevrei X
59 Rubiaceae Dictyandra arborescens X
60 Ebenaceae Diospyros abyssinica 30 ST X X
61 Euphorbiaceae Discoclaoxylon hexandrum X
62 Sterculiaceae Dombeya rotundifolia IT X
63 Flacourtiaceae Dovyalis macrocalyx 8 ST X
64 Euphorbiaceae Drypetes gerrardii 32 IM X
65 Euphorbiaceae Drypetes ugandensis X
66 Boraginaceae Ehretia cymosa IT X X
67 Meliaceae Ekebergia capensis 30 ST X X
68 Meliaceae Entandrophragma angolense X
69 Meliaceae Entandrophragma cylindricum X
70 Meliaceae Entandrophragma excelsum X
71 Meliaceae Entandrophragma utile X
72 Fabaceae Erythrina abyssinica IT X X
73 Fabaceae Erythrina excelsa X
74 Caesalpiniaceae Erythrophleum suaveolens X
75 Rutaceae Fagaropsis angolensis IM X
76 Moraceae Ficus bubu 30 IM X
77 Moraceae Ficus cyathistipula 15 IT X
78 Moraceae Ficus exasperata 31 IT X
79 Moraceae Ficus lutea 25 IT X
80 Moraceae Ficus mucuso X
81 Moraceae Ficus natalensis X
82 Moraceae Ficus ovata X
83 Moraceae Ficus sansibarica X
84 Moraceae Ficus sp. 1 X
85 Moraceae Ficus sur 31 IT X X
86 Moraceae Ficus thonningii X X
87 Moraceae Ficus vallis-choudae X X
88 Apocynaceae Funtumia africana 38 IM X X
89 Apocynaceae Funtumia elastica 30 IM X
90 Sapindaceae Glenniea africana X
91 Tiliaceae Glyphaea brevis X
92 Tiliaceae Grewia mildbraedii X
93 Clusiaceae Harungana madagascariensis 18 IT X X
94 Rubiaceae Heinsenia diervilleoides 12 ST X X
95 Ulmaceae Holoptelea grandis X
96 Meliaceae Khaya anthotheca 40 IM X X
97 Meliaceae Khaya grandifoliola X
98 Bignoniaceae Kigelia spc. 15 IM X X
99 Rhamnaceae Lasiodiscus mildbraedii 20 ST X
100 Sapindaceae Lecaniodiscus spec. X
101 Sapindaceae Lepisanthes senegalensis 27 ST X
102 Flacourtiaceae Lindackeria schweinfurthii X
103 Meliaceae Lovoa trichilioides X
104 Sapotaceae Lychnodiscus cerospermus X
105 Euphorbiaceae Macaranga monandra X
106 Capparaceae Maerua duchesnei X
107 Myrsinaceae Maesa lanceolata IT X
108 Rhamnaceae Maesopsis eminii 45 IM X X
109 Sapindaceae Majidea fosteri X
110 Euphorbiaceae Mallotus oppositifolius X
111 Clusiaceae Mammea africana X
112 Sapotaceae Manilkara butugi X
113 Euphorbiaceae Margaritaria discoidea 24 IM X X
114 Bignoniaceae Markhamia lutea 30 IT X X
115 Celastraceae Maytenus heterophylla 6 IT X
116 Fabaceae Mildbraediodendron excelsum X
117 Annonaceae Monodora myristica 30 ST X
118 Moraceae Morus mesozygia 29 ST X X
119 Cecropiaceae Myrianthus holstii X
120 Euphorbiaceae Neoboutonia macrocalyx X X
121 Buddlejaceae Nuxia congesta 25 IM X
122 Ochnaceae Ochna insculpta 9 IM X
123 Oleaceae Olea capensis 40 ST X
124 Flacourtiaceae Oncoba spinosa 16 ST X
125 Ochnaceae Ouratea densiflora X
126 Rubiaceae Oxyanthus speciosus IM X
127 Chrysobalanaceae Parinari excelsa X
128 Thymelaeaceae Peddiea fischeri IT X
129 Fabaceae Piliostigma thonningii X
130 Pittosporaceae Pittosporum viridiflorum IT X
131 Annonaceae Polyalthia suaveolens X
132 Araliaceae Polyscias fulva 27 IT X
133 Sapotaceae Pouteria altissima 45 ST X
134 Verbenaceae Premna angolensis IM X
135 Rosaceae Prunus africana 33 IM X
136 Anacardiaceae Pseudospondias microcarpa IM X X
137 Myrtaceae Psidium guajava IT X X
138 Sterculiaceae Pterygota mildbraedii X
139 Myristicaceae Pycnanthus angolensis X
140 Apocynaceae Rauvolfia caffra IT X
141 Flacourtiaceae Rawsonia lucida 20 ST X X
142 Euphorbiaceae Ricinodendron heudelotii X
143 Violaceae Rinorea angustifolia ssp. ardisiiflora 15 ST X
144 Violaceae Rinorea brachypetala 9 ST X X
145 Violaceae Rinorea dentata 14 ST X
146 Violaceae Rinorea ilicifolia ST X
147 Violaceae Rinorea oblongifolia ST X
148 Capparaceae Ritchiea albersii 15 ST X X
149 Rubiaceae Rothmannia urcelliformis ST X
150 Euphorbiaceae Sapium ellipticum 20 IT X
151 Oleaceae Schrebera alata X
152 Bignoniaceae Spathodea campanulata 20 IT X
153 Sterculiaceae Sterculia dawei X
154 Bignoniaceae Stereospermum kunthianum X X
155 Olacaceae Strombosia scheffleri 30 ST X
156 Strychnaceae Strychnos usambarensis 29 ST X
157 Euphorbiaceae Suregada procera 18 ST X
158 Myrtaceae Syzygium guineense 18 IM X
159 Apocynaceae Tabernaemontana pachysiphon X
160 Apocynaceae Tabernaemontana stapfiana X
161 Dichapetalaceae Tapura fischeri X
162 Rubiaceae Tarenna pavettoides IM X
163 Combretaceae Terminalia brownii X X
164 Mimosaceae Tetrapleura tetraptera X X
165 Ulmaceae Trema orientalis 15 IT X X
166 Meliaceae Trichilia dregeana X
167 Meliaceae Trichilia emetica 35 ST X X
168 Meliaceae Trichilia prieuriana X
169 Meliaceae Trichilia rubescens X
170 Moraceae Trilepisium madagascariense 35 IM X X
171 Flacourtiaceae Trimeria grandifolia IT X
172 Meliaceae Turraea holstii IM X
173 Meliaceae Turraea robusta 19 IM X
174 Annonaceae Uvariopsis congensis 17 ST X X
175 Rubiaceae Vangueria apiculata 9 IM X
176 Rubiaceae Vangueria infausta IM X
177 Rutaceae Vepris nobilis 20 X X
178 Asteraceae Vernonia conferta X
179 Rutaceae Zanthoxylum gilletii 30 ST X
   Abreviations for physiological groups:
   IT: Shade-Intolerant
   ST: Shade-Tolerant
   IM: Intermediate