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  • The principal trees are Balanites aegyptiaca, Salvadora persica, Ziziphus mauritiana, Boscia senegalensis, Acacia laeta and A. albida.

    Aïr and Ténéré Natural Reserves, Niger

  • Sudano-Sahelian vegetation encircles Bandiagara and Sangha, dominated by open savanna and steppe with scattered Acacia raddiana, A. albida, Balanites aegyptiaca and Cenchrus ciliaris.

    Cliffs of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons), Mali

  • On the younger sandier alluvial deposits along the Zambezi are well-developed tracts of winterthorn Faidherbia albida with more diverse woodlands containing sausage tree Kigelia africana and Natal mahogany Trichilia emetica on the higher deposits of levées or old islands.

    Mana Pools National Park, Sapi and Chewore Safari Areas, Zimbabwe

  • At the foot of the escarpment, in the plain of Douentza, there is a preponderance of Sahelian species such as Acacia albida, A. raddiana, Dalbergia melanoxylon, Combretum aculeatum and Tamarindus indica.

    Cliffs of Bandiagara (Land of the Dogons), Mali

  • The Kaokoveld Desert is home at times to desert elephants (Loxodonta africana EN), black rhinos (Diceros bicornis CR) and giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis LR), which are found in the riverbeds that the fringe the desert, utilizing trees such as Faidherbia albida.

    Kaokoveld desert

  • One butterfly identified is new to science and is a subspecies of the western meadow fritillary Clossiana epithore, and another insect, rare in British Columbia, the Arctic yellow jacket wasp Dolichovespula albida, is much darker than the common species.

    Tatshenshini-Alsek Provincial Wilderness Park, Canada

  • They share at least 146 tree species with freshwater and peat swamp forests, including the dipterocarps Shorea albida, S. pachyphylla, and S. scabrida.

    Sundaland heath forests

  • Shorea albida plays a major role in the swamp forest communities and dominates forest types two through four.

    Borneo peat swamp forests

  • Towards the east, in the riverbeds on the fringes of the Kaokoveld Desert, Faidherbia albida, Balanites welwitschii, Colophospermum mopane, and Maerua schinzii are found.

    Kaokoveld desert

  • The vegetation is not dominated by a single dipterocarp (such as Shorea albida in Borneo), but Shorea macrophylla (bintangor) is an important timber tree.

    Peninsular Malaysian peat swamp forests


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