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Awesome Trees Around the World – Part 2

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 2. To view part 1, please visit Awesome Trees around the World PART 1.

INFOGRAPHIC Awesome Trees Around the World Part 2

Toborochi (The Pregnant Tree)
Scientific Name Chorisia speciosa
Location Santa Cruz, Bolivia

Sources
https://hashmist.wordpress.com/2015/07/02/toborochi-the-pregnant-tree/
http://www.boliviabella.com/legend-of-the-toborochi.html


Windswept Trees (Hardy Rubber Tree)
Scientific Name Eucommia ulmoides
Location Slope Point South Island, New Zealand

Sources
https://detechter.com/7-photos-that-will-make-you-want-to-travel-to-new-zealand/
http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a864
https://www.boredpanda.com/twisted-trees-slope-point-new-zealand/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic


Giant Sequoia “The President”
Scientific Name Sequoiadendron giganteum
Location Sequoia National Park, CA

Sources
https://www.faithtap.com/3280/giant-3200-year-old-tree/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sequoiadendron_giganteum
https://www.nps.gov/seki/planyourvisit/giantforeslodpolewntrtrail.htm


Sycamores “Basket Tree”
Scientific Name Platanus occidentalis
Location Scotts Valley, CA

Sources
https://greendiary.com/weird-tree-sculptures-carved-nature.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Platanus_occidentalis
https://www.gilroygardens.org/play/circus-trees/basket

 

Wisteria
Scientific Name Wisteria floribunda
Location Ashikaga Flower Park Ashikaga City, Japan

Sources
https://blazepress.com/2014/07/beautiful-wisteria-plant-japan-144-years-old/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wisteria_floribunda
https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e3850.html


Ceiba silk floss tree
Scientific Name Ceiba pentandra
Location El Ostional, Nicaragua

Sources
https://plus.google.com/+JohnWoodJohn/posts/TftsLT3F3Pw?pid=6074477001945919666&oid=100863110849066882318
http://www.inriodulce.com/links/usefultrees.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ceiba


Araucaria Pine Tree
Scientific Name Araucaria angustifolia
Location South Chile

Sources
https://www.rcekawarthas.com/rce-in-the-americas-vancouver-conference/
https://greenbuildingelements.com/2016/01/11/forests-civilization-john-perlin-interview-series-part-iv-fighting-for-photons/
https://www.boredpanda.com/most-beautiful-trees-around-the-world/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic


Avenue Of Oaks
Scientific Name Quercus
Location Dixie Plantation In South Carolina

Sources
https://blazepress.com/2014/08/18-beautiful-trees-world/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oak


Rhododendron
Scientific Name Rhododendron ferrugineum
Location Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada

Sources
http://www.lifebuzz.com/magnificent-trees/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhododendron_ferrugineum
https://vancouversun.com/news/local-news/ladysmiths-century-old-world-class-rhododendron-is-hitting-its-blooming-window


The Dark Hedges (Beech Trees)
Scientific Name Fagus
Location Bregagh Road in Northern Ireland

Sources
https://www.boredpanda.com/the-dark-hedges-northern-ireland/?utm_source=google&utm_medium=organic&utm_campaign=organic
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beech


Flamboyant Tree
Scientific Name Delonix Regia
Location Brazil

Sources
http://www.beautyofplanet.com/15-of-the-most-wonderful-trees-in-the-world/
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Delonix_regia
https://theluxuryspot.com/five-beautiful-trees-world/


Yakushima Cedar
Scientific Name Cryptomeria
Location Shiratani Unsuikyo, Japan

Sources
https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/shiratani-unsuikyo
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cryptomeria
https://www.japan-guide.com/e/e4654.html

Yew Trees
Scientific Name Taxus baccata
Location Wales, UK

Sources
http://shutupandtakemethere.com/1000-year-old-yew-trees-in-wales.html
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taxus_baccata

The Dark Hedges
Scientific Name Fagus
Location Antrim, Northern Ireland

Sources

The Dark Hedges of Northern Ireland – Tips to Visit and What you Need to Know


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Beech

Cherry blossoms
Scientific Name Prunus serrulata
Location Bonn, Germany

Sources
A carpet of cherry blossom by Adas Meliauskas
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prunus_serrulata
http://www.lifebuzz.com/magnificent-trees/2/

Maple Tunnel
Scientific Name Acer macrophyllum
Location St Louis Oregon, USA

Sources

The 20 Most Magical ‘Tree Tunnels’ You Will Ever See. I Wish I Was Walking There Now.


https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acer_macrophyllum

The 20 Most Magical ‘Tree Tunnels’ You Will Ever See. I Wish I Was Walking There Now.

Grandidier’s baobab
Scientific Name Adansonia grandidieri
Location South-western Madagascar

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

Rolling Coconut Tree
Scientific Name Cocos nucifera
Location Chole Island (Mafia), Tanzania

Sources
https://baklol.com/baks/Funny/Amazing-Trees-_97/Rolling-Coconut-Tree-_1244
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coconut

http://wallacegardens.tumblr.com/post/25428221653/the-rolling-coconut-tree-at-chole-island-mafia

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