We are all accustomed to the sight of the surrounding trees and passing by, not much pay attention to them. But on our planet grow and very unusual items. Their view of us is not only surprised, but was forced to stop in amazement.
On our planet grows a lot of trees unusual for us to see the view. But where they grow, the locals take them for granted and do not pay them special attention.
For example, past the baobab single European to pass, not to stay to consider and not to touch the giant. Africans do not understand this delight. Because for them it is normal, unremarkable wood.
Growing in Madagascar, baobab trees can take the form of bottles or kettles. What is the reason scientists do not know exactly, but I assume that such a strange form allows you to better retain moisture.
On the appearance of rainbow eucalyptus trees are found only in the Northern hemisphere, it seems that the job unknown artist — abstractionist. But really, the colorful bark is the handiwork of mother nature.
In addition to the bright appearance of the trees became known for its huge growth. It can reach seventy meters in height.
Another unique flora — dragon tree. It has no tree rings, and the place of cut fresh juice stands red, resembling the color of blood.
Ancient temple Palace of Angkor Wat in Cambodia and the centuries-old cotton trees have become a single entity.
Cotton tree is also called a "salami". In addition to the unique symbiosis with ancient ruins trees had another outstanding feature. Their trunk and branches densely covered with spines. This "barbed outfit" helps retain valuable moisture.
In the National forest Inyo is the most ancient tree of our planet. It intermountain bristlecone pine, named "Methuselah". It was discovered by scientists in 1953. Only estimated the tree 4842 years. The exact location of the amazing pine tree is kept secret in order to avoid vandalism.
In South Carolina (USA) grows 1,500-year-old oak. The height of a centuries-old giant is twenty feet long with a diameter of 2.7 meters. The last owners of the land on which oak was the family of the angel, so the tree is called "the angel Oak".
Near the Church in Santa Maria del Tule grows the thickest tree of our planet — the Tule Tree.
It belongs to the family of these and is found only in Mexico. Scientists believe that more than a thousand years. Its diameter is 11,62 meters, height — thirty-five meters.
Having been on the island of Crete, you can see the oldest olive tree. Its age of around four thousand years. Surprisingly, but the tree still bears fruit.
In the desert near the city of Jebel Dukhan (Bahrain) has a unique four-hundred-year tree. It's amazing how almost without water, the tree is able to survive for so long. For such a strong temper scientists called it the "Tree of Life".