Lovoa trichilioides (also called African walnut, Congowood, dibetou or tigerwood) is a species of plant in the Meliaceae family. It is found in Angola, Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Gabon, Ghana, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, and Uganda. It is threatened by habitat loss. Germination success is somewhat limited by short-lived seeds which are heavily predated. Exploitation rates are high. It is one of the two principal timber species in Congo.
- "Lovoa trichilioides (African Walnut, Congowood, Tigerwood)". www.iucnredlist.org. Retrieved 2017-07-13.
- African Regional Workshop (1998). Conservation & Sustainable Management of Trees, Zimbabwe, July 1996. "Lovoa trichilioides". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 1998: e.T33057A9746091. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.1998.RLTS.T33057A9746091.en. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
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