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Awesome Trees Around the World – Part 1

There are so many awesome trees around the world and based off a post by lucyposhaheidi on Imgur, people wanted to see them! Also, there was a common thread about the need for more details about the trees like their names, locations, and additional sources. We’ve heard the requests and put together a two part infographic series that addresses those questions and concerns. Below is Awesome Trees around the World PART 1. To view part 2, visit Awesome Trees around the World PART 2!

INFOGRAPHIC Awesome Trees Around the World Part 1

Dragon’s Blood Tree
Scientific Name Dracaena cinnabari
Location Socotra Archipelago, Yemen

Sources
https://culturainquieta.com/es/foto/item/12679-16-de-los-arboles-mas-bellos-del-mundo.html
https://owlcation.com/stem/The-Dragon-Blood-Tree-of-Socotra-Island-Dracaena-cinnabari

 

Avenue of the Baobabs
Scientific Name Adansonia grandidieri
Location Menabe, Madagascar

Sources
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Avenue_of_the_Baobabs

 

Baobab
Scientific Name Adansonia digitata
Location South Africa, Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique and other tropical African countries

Sources
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S222116911530174X
http://pza.sanbi.org/adansonia-digitata

 

Sculptured Cypress Tree
Scientific Name Cupressus sempervirens
Location Parque del Retiro of Madrid, Spain

Sources
https://www.alamy.com/sculptured-cypress-tree-inside-buen-retiro-park-in-madrid-spain-image185329897.html
https://davidjimenez.eu/la-historia-de-los-cipreses-del-parque-de-el-retiro/

 

Lone Cypress Tree (Monterey cypress)
Scientific Name Cupressus macrocarpa
Location along 17 mile drive, Pebble Beach, California

Sources
http://vudesk.net/m/blogpost?id=4513247%3ABlogPost%3A1437158
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cupressus_macrocarpa
https://www.pebblebeach.com/17-mile-drive/#

 

Baobab Avenue
Scientific Name Adansonia grandidieri
Location Morondava, Madagascar

Sources
https://www.underwater.org/mermaid/Madagascar/Baobab%20Avenue/index.html
https://www.britannica.com/plant/baobab-tree-genus
http://backpackerstory.org/avenue-of-the-baobabs-madagascar/

 

Circus Trees
Scientific Name
Location Gilroy Gardens, California

Sources
http://the-treevolutionary.tumblr.com/post/125170015991/10-of-the-coolest-trees-in-the-world

 


Huon Pine Tree
Scientific Name Lagarostrobos Franklinii
Location (native to) Tasmania, Australia

Sources
https://mcraeblog.com/2013/12/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lagarostrobos

 

Fig Tree
Scientific Name Ficus carica
Location Peradeniya Garden, Sri Lanka

Sources
https://fineartamerica.com/featured/monster-tree-old-fig-tree-in-peradeniya-garden-sri-lanka-jenny-rainbow.html?product=canvas-print
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_fig

 

Giant Sequoia tree
Scientific Name Giant Sequoia tree
Location Sequoia National Park, California

Sources
http://wanderingsasquatch.com/my-first-and-only-sasquatch-encounter/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequoiadendron_giganteum
https://dissolve.com/stock-photo/Sequoia-Trees-Sequoia-National-Park-California-United-royalty-free-image/101-D869-57-171

 

Maple Tree
Scientific Name Acer rubrum
Location Portland Japanese Garden, Oregon, Portland

Sources
https://dissolve.com/stock-photo/USA-Oregon-Portland-Japanese-maple-tree-next-pond-Portland-royalty-free-image/101-D256-20-842
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maple

 

Crooked Pine Trees
Scientific Name Pinus rigida
Location Gryfino, Poland (Crooked Forest)

Sources
https://www.iflscience.com/environment/what-could-have-caused-polands-crooked-forest/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinus_rigida
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/gryfino-forest

 

Jacarandas
Scientific Name Jacaranda mimosifolia
Location Cullinan, South Africa

Sources
https://beautifulmusings.me/tag/flowers/
https://keys.lucidcentral.org/keys/v3/eafrinet/weeds/key/weeds/Media/Html/Jacaranda_mimosifolia_(Jacaranda).htm
http://www.earthporm.com/20-worlds-marvelous-streets-shaded-flowers-trees/

 

Name Bottle Trees
Name Dendrosicyos
Location Socotra Island, Yemen

Sources
http://www.johnlund.com/page/7983/bottle-tree-in-bloom-on-socotra.asp
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dendrosicyos
http://www.orangesmile.com/extreme/en/fantastic-nature/socotra-island.htm

 

Wisteria
Scientific Name genus Wisteria
Location Ashikaga Flower Park, Japan

Sources
https://www.boredpanda.com/largest-wisteria-bloom-japan/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic
https://www.britannica.com/plant/Wisteria

 

Angel Oak Tree
Scientific Name Quercus virginiana
Location Charleston, SC

Sources
https://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?p=13471916
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angel_Oak

 

Rainbow Eucalyptus Tree
Scientific Name Eucalyptus deglupta
Location Maui, Hawaii

Sources
http://www.worldfortravel.com/2014/05/04/rainbow-eucalyptus-trees-maui-hawaii/
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?taxonid=282890

 

Dragon’s Blood Tree
Scientific Name Dracaena cinnabari
Location Socotra, Yemen

Sources
http://globaltrees.org/threatened-trees/trees/socotra-dragon-tree/
http://googleearthcommunity.proboards.com/thread/3179/dragon-blood-trees-socotra-rock