With nearly 60 different species in the world, trees inhabit 065 billion hectares on 4 continents. So many different climates, soils and woods. Through this section, discover a non-exhaustive selection of essences used in the creative industry.
With very different climates, Africa presents a rich and diverse flora. Tropical forests, especially that of the Congo Basin, passing through the savannah or the Mediterranean coast, trees adapt and are among the most emblematic by their size.
The trees of North America are among the most monumental along with those of Africa. The General Sherman, a Giant Sequoia, is the example with its 1 m487 of trunk. But North America also hosts smaller trees, which can also be found in Europe.
Unsurprisingly, Brazil welcome the largest number of species, with a total of 8715. Thanks to the Amazon rainforest but also to various altitudes, South America is home to a wide diversity of trees, as well as a mosaic of different forests.
From Japan, via Indonesia, India or even Russia, Asia is a very vast territory. If 20% of this territory is currently covered with forests, it is the one where the population is the densest in the world. New forms of forests are then emerging, urban forests - called vertical forests.
If Europe has less exotic species, they are no less noble ! Oak, boxwood and even walnut are very popular with cabinet makers. Shaping the landscape, some species become emblematic of an environment such as the olive tree in the Mediterranean.
Australia has a total of 134 million hectares of forest. Its native forests are numerous and present a wide range of endemic species due to the diversity of climates. They are among the country's most important natural resources.