Types Of Wood Trees

So you are looking to know the different types of wood trees and their botanical names. There are several types of wood trees each classified based on their texture and geographical growing area. Both all types of wood trees can be classified into hardwood and softwood.

Types of wood trees – hardwood
Below are the different hardwood trees found around the world.
* birch (Betula)
* beech (Fagus)
* basswood, linden
* balsa (Ochroma pyramidale)
* ayan, movingui (Distemonanthus benthamianus)
* Australian red cedar (Toona ciliata)
* aspen (Populus)
* ash (Fraxinus)
* American chestnut (Castanea dentata)
* alder (Alnus)
* agba, tola (Gossweilerodendron balsamiferum)
* afzelia, doussi (Afzelia africana)
* African padauk (Pterocarpus soyauxii)
* abachi (Triplochiton scleroxylon)

Types of wood trees – softwood trees
Below are the different types of softwood trees
* Queensland kauri
* pine (Pinus)
* larch (Larix)
* kauri (New Zealand)
* Japanese nutmeg-yew
* Huon pine, Macquarie pine
* fir (Abies)
* European yew
* Douglas-fir
* cypress
* celery-top pine
* cedar (Cedrus)
* Araucaria

Other types of wood trees

Amur maackia, Maackia amurensis
American snowdrop tree
Alder, Manchurian, Alnus hirsuta
Alder, Japanese, Alnus japonica
Alder, European, Alnus glutinosa
Alder, Common, Alnus glutinosa
Alder, black, Ilex verticillata
Alder, Black, Alnus glutinosa
Ash, White, Fraxinus americana
Ash, Green, Fraxinus pennsylvanica
Arborvitae, Giant, Thuja plicata
Arborvitae, Eastern, Thuja occidentalis
Arborvitae, American, Thuja occidentalis
Apricot, Flowering, Prunus mume
Buckwheat tree, Cliftonia monophylla
Buckthorn bumelia, Bumelia lycioides
Buckeye, scarlet, Aesculus pavi
Buckeye, red, Aesculus pavi
Buckeye, Ohio, Aesculus glabra
Buckeye, California, Aesculus california
Boxelder, Acer negundo
Bladdernut, European, Staphylea pinnate
Black haw, Viburnum prunifolium
Black gum, Nyssa sylvatica
Birch, Sweet, Betula lenta
Birch, River, Betula nigra
Birch, Paper, Betula papyrifera
Birch, Monarch, Betula maximowicziona
Birch, Japanese cherry
Birch, European white
Birch, Canoe, Betula papyrifera
Birch, Asian white, Betula platyphylla
Beech, Japanese, Fagus crenata
Beech, European, Fagus sylvatica
Beech, English, Fagus engleriana
Beech, American, Fagus grandifolia
Cypress, Leyland,
Cypress, Italian, Cupressus sempervirens
Cypress, Bald, Taxodium distichum
Cryptomeria, Taiwan, Taiwania cryptomerioides
Cryptomeria, Japanese, Cryptomeria japonica
Crape myrtle, Lagerstroemia indica
Crape myrtle
Crabapples, Malus hybrids
Crabapples, Hybrid, Malus hybrids
Crabapple, Yunnan, Malus yunnanensis
Crabapple, Tea, Malus hupehensis
Crabapple, Southern, Malus angustifolia
Crabapple, Siebold, Malus sieboldii
Corktree, Sakhalin, Phellodendron sachalinense
Corktree, Chinese, Phellodendron chinese
Corktree, Amur, Phelloendro amurense
Chokecherry, Common, Prunus virginia
Chokeberry, Red, Aronia arbutifolia
Chinquapin, Castanea pumila
Chinese parasol tree, Firmiana simplex
Chinese flame tree, Koelreuteria bipinnata
Chinaberry, Melia azadarach
Chestnut, American, Castanea dentata
Cherrylaurel, Portuguese, Prunus lusitonica
Cherry; Wild Black, Prunus serotina
Cherry, Yoshino, Prunus x yedoensis
Cherry, Ukon, Prunus serrulata ‘Ukon’
Cherry, Sargent, Prunus sargentii
Cherry, Japanese, Prunus serrulata
Cherry, Higan, Prunus subhirtella
Chastetree, Vitex agnus-castus
Cedrela
Cedar, Japanese, Cryptomeria japonica
Cedar, Incense, Calocedrus decurrens
Cedar, Incense, Calocedrus decurrens
Cedar, Eastern red, Juniperus virginiana
Cedar, Deodar, Cedrus deodara
Cedar, California incense
Cedar, Blue Atlas
Cedar, Atlas, Cedrus atlantica
Cedar, Atlantic white
Cedar of Lebanon, Cedrus libani
Catalpa, Southern, Catalpa bignonioides
Catalpa, Northern, Catalpa speciosa
Castoraralia, Kalopanax pictus
Euonymus, European, Euonymus europaeus
Eucalyptus, Eucalyptus cinerea
Epaulettetree, Pterostyrax hispidus
Epaulettetree
Empress tree
Elm, Winged, Ulmus alata
Elm, Tabletop Scotch
Elm, Smoothleaf, Ulmus carpinifolia
Elm, Siberian, Ulmus pumila
Elm, Lace bark, Ulmus parvifolia
Elm, Homestead, Ulmus ‘Homestead’
Elm, Chinese, Ulmus parvifolia
Elm, American, Ulmus americana
Elderberry, Scarlet, Sambucus pubens
Elderberry, Red, Sambucus pubens
Dove tree, Davidia involucrata
Dogwood, Pagoda, Cornus alternifolia
Dogwood, Kousa, Cornus kousa
Dogwood, Giant, Cornus controversa
Dogwood, Flowering, Cornus florida
Dogwood, Cornelain cherry, Cornus mas
Dogwood, Bloodtwig, Cornus sanguinea
Devilwood, Osmanthus americanus
Devil’s walking stick, Aralia spinosa
Dawn redwood, Metasequoia glyptostroboides

Types Of Wood Trees

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