Arbor Harbor is a reference system linking information on trees and their global trade, especially species at risk of over harvesting. The system integrates data on taxonomy, conservation, geography, and trade regulations, all acquired from online databases or primary literature. Intended users include professionals or enthusiasts working with forest resources and their sustainable use.

Search guidance

General search

Search broadly by all fields or narrowed by scientific name, genus, species, common name, or country. Examples:

  • "Abies guatemalensis" AND Guatemala
  • Abies AND Guatemala
  • Abies -guatemalensis
Wildcard search

Use * in place of unknown letters. Examples:

  • Genus: "Abi*" returns "Abies", etc.
  • Species: "*malensis" returns "guatemalensis", etc.
  • Common name: "*guatemalteco" returns "abeto guatemalteco" or "*oak" returns "silky oak", "white oak", etc.
  • Country: "Mo*" returns "Mozambique", "Morocco", "Mongolia", etc.