Ebony, a small family of mostly tropical, hard-wooded trees and shrubs. Ebony is also the common name of several trees in this family, as well as the name of the heartwood obtained from certain species.
FLOWERING PLANTS, SHRUBS AND TREES
Flowering plants, shrubs and trees provide the environment with much needed oxygen and fight soil erosion. They also provide food and shelter for many animals, as well as contribute to the fertility of soil with their dead leaves and flowers.