Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Ericales
Family: Sapotaceae
Genus: Aningeria
Aubrév. & Pellegr. (1934 publ. 1935)[1]

Aningeria is a genus of flowering plants in the family Sapotaceae. The genus includes five species of trees which range across tropical Africa, from Guinea Bissau eastwards to Ethiopia and Kenya, and from South Sudan south to Zimbabwe.[1]

Species of Aningeria are sources of the wood anigre, which is used for wood veneer and light carpentry.[2]

Some authorities consider the genus a synonym of Pouteria.[1]


Five species are currently accepted:[1]


  1. ^ a b c d Aningeria Aubrév. & Pellegr. Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 6 June 2023.
  2. ^ Pouteria altissima – Useful Tropical Plants. Tropical Plants Database, Ken Fern. Retrieved 13 June 2023.