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Table 2 Average diameter at breast height (dbh), total tree height (Ht) and wood density (ρ) of the harvested tree species

From: Allometric models for estimating aboveground biomass in the tropical woodlands of Ghana, West Africa

Tree species No. of individuals Average dbh (cm) Average total tree height (m) Average wood density (g·cm−3) Stdev of wood density (g·cm−3)
Acacia sp. 45 20.21 12.50 0.69 0.046
Afzelia africana 12 20.98 11.81 0.70 0.052
Albizia coriaria 1 38.10 18.60 0.89 0.032
Anogeissus leiocarpus 80 12.48 10.50 0.77 0.087
Blighia sp. 3 14.47 9.50 0.54 0.040
Bridelia scleroneura 15 11.25 7.03 0.73 0.069
Burkea africana 78 15.22 10.04 0.85 0.051
Combretum collinum 19 20.62 11.13 0.70 0.027
Crossopteryx febrifuga 31 15.17 8.29 0.79 0.037
Daniellia oliveri 19 30.01 13.86 0.53 0.051
Detarium microcarpum 50 13.04 8.02 0.64 0.086
Erythrophleum ivorense 1 35.10 13.60 0.80 0.062
Ficus gnaphlocarpa 2 11.25 7.85 0.55 0.034
Gmelina arborea 18 12.91 7.99 0.52 0.049
Hymenocardia acida 13 11.03 8.18 0.68 0.045
Khaya senegalensis 4 29.08 15.10 0.68 0.025
Lannea velutina 3 21.67 9.93 0.55 0.038
Lonchocarpus sericeus 9 11.47 11.32 0.69 0.066
Lophira lanceolata 41 14.49 10.58 0.87 0.083
Margaritaria discoidea 11 18.08 9.24 0.73 0.016
Mitragyna inermis 2 6.25 6.60 0.64 0.062
Parinari cura tellifolia 21 15.46 8.01 0.63 0.053
Parkia biglobosa 6 35.33 14.78 0.55 0.030
Pericopsis laxiflora 19 13.93 9.63 0.84 0.045
Piliostigma thonningii 5 11.42 7.10 0.58 0.043
Pseudocedrela kotschyi 5 20.32 9.92 0.73 0.028
Pterocarpus erinaceus 138 15.62 10.40 0.71 0.031
Tamarindus indica 2 27.80 14.35 0.87 0.033
Terminalia macroptera 45 16.31 9.86 0.83 0.042
Uapaca guineensis 7 20.20 9.89 0.60 0.020
Vitellaria paradoxa 40 29.70 13.75 0.89 0.066
Total 745