Worlds Most Magnificent Trees
Lone Cypress tree
located in Pebble Beach, Monterey Peninsula, California, isn’t a particularly large tree. It makes up for its small size, however, with its iconic status as a stunningly beautiful tree in splendid isolation
are the world's largest trees in terms of total volume (technically, only 7 living Giant Sequoia exceed the 42,500 cubic feet.
Coast redwoods tree
have a conical crown, with horizontal to slightly drooping branches. Because of their seemingly timeless lifespan, coast redwoods were deemed the " everlasting redwood "
is a deciduous tree native to cooler areas of North America. Its name deriving from its leaves which flutters in the breeze. The glossy green leaves, dull beneath, become golden to yellow, rarely red, in Autumn.
The Tule Tree ( Montezuma cypress )
near the city of Oaxaca, Mexico. Local legends say that you can make out animals like jaguars and elephants in the trunk, giving the tree the nickname of " The Tree of Life "
The leaves of Banyan tree are large, leathery, glossy green and elliptical in shape. Older banyan trees are characterized by their aerial prop roots that grow into thick woody trunks which, with age, can become indistinguishable from the main trunk.
Bristle cone pines
are the oldest single living organisms known bristlecone pine tree nicknamed "Methuselah" (after
Methuselah, the longest-lived person in the Bible). Methuselah is located in the Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest in the White Mountains of eastern California,
The age of Methuselah was measured by core samples in 1957 to be 4,789 years old.
Baobab or monkey bread tree
can grow up to nearly 100 feet (30 m) tall and 35 feet (11 m) wide. Their defining characteristic are their swollen trunk are actually water storage.
Baobab trees are native to Madagascar
Cinnabari Dracaena ( Dragon Tree )
Cinnabari Dracaena or dragon tree is a unique tree from Socotra archipelago.
This tree is one of the bizarre trees in the world from the islands of Socotra because of its shape that like an umbrella.