News & Blog – February 2011

New tree species found during Liberia tree surveys

Posted on by Amy Hinsley

A new species of tree has been found in the forests of Liberia’s Sapo National Park. The large forest tree, which is thought to be a second species of Apodiscus, was discovered during Global Trees Campaign supported surveys in December 2010. Tree surveys were conducted in Liberia’s coastal rainforest and former national forests, in particular the…