When we talk about the longest living things, the first thing that comes to mind, or at least to me, are the turtles. But we have fellows who have lived on earth since before us and to whom we owe our very existence.
Trees can live hundreds of years and are living history. In this selection we show a compilation of the most beautiful and interesting.
This Rhododendron tree of more than 125 years of Canada
More than a tree, by its characteristics, is a bush. But after 125 years of maintenance and care it looks like this.
A 144-year-old Wisteria in Japan
These beautiful images belong to the largest glycine in Japan < / strong>, with 1,990 square meters is located in "the flower park" and has, nothing more and nothing less than 144 years old.
Wind-blown trees in New Zealand
These trees in Slope Point, southern New Zealand, grow with the angle seen in the images because they are constantly whipped by extreme Antarctic winds.
Japanese maple in Portland, Oregon
Antarctic beech with moss striking its branches in Oregon
This variety originates in Chile and Argentina, although this specimen of the North Pacific region of the USA.
Flowering of cherry trees in Bonn, Argentina
During the month of April in Bonn, Germany, s that form this tunnel.
The Angel Oak on John Island in South Carlolina
With a height of 20 meters, it is estimated that it has been living longer than 1400 / / p>
Fabaceae in Brazil
It is endemic to Madagascar but grows in tropical areas around the world.
Dragon Tree in Yemen
Located in Sequoya National Park in California, it is 73m high and its circumference has a perimeter of 28m. It is the third giant sequoia in the world (the second if its branches are counted).
Oregon Arbor Tunnel
Rainbow Eucalyptus in Kauai, HawaiiThe rainbow eucalyptus, which grows in the South Pacific, is both handsome and practical. It is highly appreciated for the patches of colors that make up its crust. Also used to make paper.
Jacarandas in Cullinan, South Africa
These beautiful Jacarandas with their violet flowers grow in South Africa.
of oaks on a South Carolina plantation
This avenue oaks was planted in the 1790s in Dixie, South Carolina.
Baobab in MadagascarBaobabs are excellent because their trunks are water stores. Their thick trunks are like jerry cans.
The Dark Hedges of Northern Ireland
The Dark Hedges are trees that were planted in the eighteenth century. They are famous for their grim appearance and have appeared in many films, such as in the game Game of Thrones
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