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This is a list of national trees, most official, but some unofficial:

National treesEdit

Country Name of tree Scientific name Picture Source
  Afghanistan Mulberry (unofficial) [1]
  Albania Olive Olea europaea   [2]
  Antigua and Barbuda Whitewood Bucida buceras   [3][4]
  Argentina Ceibo and Red Quebracho Erythrina crista-galli, Schinopsis balansae  
 
[5][6]
  Australia Golden Wattle Acacia pycnantha   [7]
  Bahamas Lignum Vitae Guaiacum sanctum   [8][9][10]
  Bangladesh Mango tree (Aam Gaachh) Mangifera indica   [11]
  Belize Honduras Mahogany Swietenia macrophylla   [12]
  Bhutan Bhutan Cypress Cupressus cashmeriana   [13]
  Brazil Brazilwood Caesalpinia echinata   [14]
  Cambodia Palmyra palm Borassus flabellifer   [15][16]
  Canada Maple Acer   [17][18]
  Chile Araucaria Araucaria araucana   [19][20]
  Colombia Quindio wax palm Ceroxylon quindiuense   [21][22]
  Costa Rica Guanacaste Enterolobium cyclocarpum   [23]
  Croatia Pedunculate oak Quercus robur   [24]
  Cuba Cuban royal palm Roystonea regia   [25]
  Cyprus Golden oak Quercus alnifolia   [26][27]
  Czech Republic Small-leaved Lime/Small-leaved Linden Tilia cordata   [28]
  Denmark European beech Fagus sylvatica   [29]
Pedunculate oak Quercus robur   [29]
  Dominican Republic West Indian Mahogany Swietenia mahagoni   [30]
  Ecuador Cinchona pubescens Cinchona pubescens [31]
  El Salvador Maquilishuat Tabebuia rosea [32][33]
  England Royal Oak Quercus robur  
  Estonia Pedunculate Oak Quercus robur  
  Finland Silver Birch Betula pendula   [34]
  Germany Oak Quercus  
  Greece Olive Olea europaea  
  Guatemala Ceiba Ceiba pentandra  
  Haiti Royal palm Roystonea   [35][36][37]
  India Indian banyan Ficus benghalensis   [38]
  Indonesia Teak Tectona  
  Ireland Sessile Oak Quercus petraea   [2]
  Iran Mediterranean cypress Cupressus sempervirens  
  Israel Olive Olea europaea  
  Italy Strawberry tree Arbutus unedo  
  Jamaica Blue Mahoe Talipariti elatum   [39]
  Japan Japanese cherry blossom Prunus serrulata  
  Laos Frangipani Plumeria  
  Latvia Oak Quercus robur  
  Lebanon Lebanon Cedar Cedrus libani  
  Lithuania Oak Quercus robur   [40]
  Macedonia Macedonian Pine (unofficial) Pinus peuce   [41]
  Madagascar Baobab Adansonia  
  Malaysia Borneo/Malacca teak, Merbau Intsia palembanica [42]
  Maldives Coconut palm Cocos nucifera  
  Malta Għargħar Tetraclinis articulata  
  Mexico Ahuehuete Taxodium mucronatum   [43]
  Moldova Oak Quercus robur  
    Nepal Rhododendron Rhododendron   [13]
  New Zealand Silver fern Cyathea dealbata  
  Nicaragua Lemonwood Calycophyllum candidissimum [es]   [44]
  North Korea Pine Pinus   [45]
  Pakistan Deodar Cedrus deodara   [46]
  Palestine Olive Olea europaea  
  Panama Panama tree Sterculia apetala
  Paraguay Lapacho Handroanthus impetiginosus  
  Peru Cinchona officinalis Cinchona   [47]
  Philippines Narra Pterocarpus indicus  
  Poland Oak Quercus robur   [48]
  Portugal Cork oak Quercus suber   [49]
  Qatar Christ's thorn jujube Ziziphus spina-christi   [50]
  Romania Oak Quercus robur  
  Russia Siberian fir Abies sibirica  
  Saudi Arabia Phoenix palm Phoenix dactylifera  
  Scotland Scots Pine Pinus sylvestris   [51]
  Senegal Baobab Adansonia digitata  
  Serbia Oak, Serbian Spruce Quercus, Picea omorika  
  Slovakia Small-leaved Lime/Small-leaved Linden Tilia cordata   [28]
  Slovenia Tilia (Linden) Tilia  
  South Africa Real yellowwood Podocarpus latifolius   [52]
  South Korea Hibiscus syriacus, Pinus densiflora Hibiscus syriacus, "Pinus densiflora"  
  Sri Lanka Sri Lankan ironwood Mesua nagassarium  
  Sweden Ornäs Birch Betula pendula 'Dalecarlica'  
  Tanzania African Blackwood Dalbergia melanoxylon  
  Thailand Rachapruek Cassia fistula  
  Ukraine Viburnum, Willow Viburnum, Salix   [53]
  United Arab Emirates Ghaf Tree Prosopis cineraria
  United Kingdom Royal Oak Quercus robur  
  United States Oak Quercus   [54]
  Uruguay Árbol de Artigas Peltophorum dubium  
  Vietnam Bambusa ventricosa Bambusa ventricosa  
  Venezuela Araguaney Tabebuia chrysantha  
  Wales Sessile Oak Quercus petraea  
  Yemen Dragon Blood tree Dracaena cinnabari [28]

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  5. ^ "Datos generales de Argentina". Folkloredelnorte.com.ar. Retrieved 2011-06-19.
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