anthropogen

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

Leguminosae / Mimosoideae, Parkia bicolor, eseng, essang – Gabon, Central W. Africa

Parkia bicolor is a fairly large tree, growing up to 40 m. It’s native range spans from Guinea and Sierra Leone east to eastern DR Congo, and south through Gabon […]

Bignoniaceae, Crescentia alata, Calabash tree, Tecomate, Jicaro – Mexico

Below are some photos I took of Crescentia alata, commonly referred to in English as the Calabash tree, and as Tecomate, Jicaro, or Jicara in Spanish. The tree native range […]

Sterculiaceae (Malvaceae), Sterculia africana, Qawureta (Konsogna) – Kenya

  Below are some photos I just took of Sterculia africana (Syn. Triphaea africana), also known as Qawureta (Konsogna), Mopopaja tree, and African Star Chestnut. The Sterculiaceae (Malvaceae, Bombacaceae) family is […]