|| cultural aspect
|| The cultural importance of trees which are the objects of admiration or veneration or of religious or artistic manifestations. Trees venerated or feared as the seat of spirits or important natural forces. Veneration linked to a particular benefit or usefulness declared taboo following some memorable event (accident, war, declaration of peace or of a treaty). The cultural importance in legends, in art (the maple leaf of the Canadian flag), in religious ceremonies, in the choice of grave-sites, of meeting places, etc.
|| Medicinal, repellent, protective and toxic trees. Body-care medicines and substances. Phytotherapeutic and phytopharmacological products: medical tannins, gum arabic used in the pharmaceutical, cosmetic and chemical industries. Insecticides, perfumes and other scented products, tobacco substitutes, charcoal used in medication, etc.
|| threatened with extinction
|| Trees threatened with extinction.
|| Trees providing food and food-products for human consumption: leaves and young shoots, flowers, fruits and seeds, gums, other secretions (maple products, resins) and other elements (roots, bark, galls, etc.). Trees giving nectar for honey. Gum arabic used in confectionery, baking, dietetics, and in the production of foods and soft-drinks.
|| Trees providing food for animal consumption: leaves, young shoots, flowers, nectar for bees, fruits, seeds, bark.
|| firewood and charcoal
|| Fire-wood, charcoal and liquid fuels (methanol, vegetable oil for diesel motors or for lighting, etc.).
|| matter other than wood
|| All that is not wood: gums, resins, juices, tannins, paints, etc. Mineral salts, ashes, saponin (washing soap), etc. Gum arabic found in glues, explosives, paint and used in lithography, casting, ceramics, fireworks, etc. Fibres and upholstery products (weaving and matting, etc.) Charcoal for drawing, brooms.
||Trees planted near rural dwellings, along roads, river banks, town squares; arboriculture and ornamental trees, reforestation, graft, stock for grafting onto, layering, quickset hedges.
||pulp and paper
||Trees used in the making of pulp and paper.
|| soil and environment amelioration
|| Creating a propitious environment; soil protection, soil improvement; creating shade, protection against erosion, wind, fire; dune stabilisation, fertilisation with leaves and mulch or by bacterial root nodules; improving soil structure and regulating the flow of water, etc.
|| All that is made of wood, from the smallest to the largest article. Soft wood lumber; war planes; tools and utensils; musical instruments; means of transport, hunting and fishing gear, etc. Hand-crafted objects (cultural objects such as crosses and statues), fencing.
|| Toxic tree. Indication of the toxic part or component as well as its effect.