Welcome to GlobalTreeSearch!


    The most comprehensive database of tree species.

  • Search c.60,000 tree species names and their country distributions.
  • Find out the geographical distribution of a tree species.
  • Discover all tree species found in a country

GlobalTreeSearch is not a static database and will evolve as new information comes to light. If you spot a mistake (in taxonomy, distribution or lifeform) or have data which you think could improve the database, please get in touch with globaltreesearch@bgci.org.

More information about GlobalTreeSearch and how the data were compiled.

More information on data sources used and acknowledgements.

Data retrieved through GlobalTreeSearch is subject to the BGCI data agreement.

To search the database, enter search criteria below (at least one of genus, species, country required)

List of countries used in GlobalTreeSearch

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You can download a CSV file of all tree taxa in the GlobalTreeSearch database:

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