anthropogen

: of, relating to, or resulting from the influence of human beings on nature

Guttiferaceae, Garcinia tinctoria (xynthochymus), Gamboge

This tree, variously referred to as gamboge, egg-tree, false mangosteen and Himalayan garcinia, is native to parts of India and the Malay peninsula. It can be found growing wild on […]

Bombacaceae, Bombax rhodognaphalon, East African Bombax, Msufi-Mwitu (Swahili)

Useful for general timber, building and construction, the East African Bombax can be found along evergreen forest margins, especially in coastal bushland. The bark yields a red dye. The cotton-like […]