A tree that is new to science has been named after Leonardo DiCaprio

Scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens in London say they wanted to honour the star for his help in saving a rainforest from logging.The tree, which has been given the official name, Uvariopsis dicaprio, grows only in the Cameroon forest in Central Africa.

Leonardo DiCaprio is a well-known American actor and climate change activist. He also has a separate foundation dealing with ecomasvals. The Foundation deals with issues of biodiversity, ocean, forest protection, climate change.