The most comprehensive database of the world’s 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 and download a checklist

GlobalTreeSearch is not a static database and evolves 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

Downloads are available for a genus or a specific epithet showing all the trees and their native distributions. A country checklist of native tree species is available following a country search.

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

GlobalTreeSearch 1.5 (04/03/2021). DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.33593.90725

For further visualisation of the GlobalTreeSearch data, including information on threat status and conservation action, see GlobalTree Portal. View a distribution map using TreeeX.