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Table 3 Main wood species planted in Brazil in 2012 [2]

From: The Brazilian wood biomass supply and utilization focusing on eucalypt

Common name Scientific name Area of forest plantations in 2012
ha %
Eucalypt Eucalyptus grandis, E. saligna, hybrid E. Urophyla x E. Grandis, E. urophyla, E. viminalis, E. globulos, others 5,102,030 71.00
Pine tree Pinus taeda, Pinus elliotti, others 1,562,782 21.75
Acacia Acacia mearnsii, Acacia mangium 148,311 2.12
Rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis 168,848 2.36
‘Paricá’ Schizolobium amazonicum 87,901 1.22
Teak Tectona grandis 67,329 0.97
‘Araucária’ Araucária angustifólia 11,343 0.16
Alamos Populus spp. 4,216 0.06
Others   33,183 0.46
Total   7,185,943 100