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List of described trees

List of described trees

Here are listed trees described in this website.

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NoNameCountry, regionSpeciesHeight (m)Diameter (m)Rank
8 Centurion Australia, Tasmania Mountain ash or swamp gum (Eucalyptus regnans F.Muell.) 99.8 4.05 3
9 Triarius Australia, Tasmania Mountain ash or swamp gum (Eucalyptus regnans F.Muell.) 86.5 3.9 9
10 Glencoe Baobab (damaged) South Africa, Limpopo Province Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) 16 (before the split) 15.9 (before the split) 7
11 Sagole Tree (Sagole Baobab) South Africa, Limpopo Province Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) 22 10.73 3
12 Sunland Baobab (Platland Tree) South Africa, Limpopo Province Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) 19 10.69 4
165 Balete tree in Maria Aurora (Millenium Tree) Philippines, Aurora Province Balete (Ficus balete Merr.) 65 (?) 12 (?) 3
167 Barangay Alegria Toog Philippines, Agusan del Sur Province Philippine rosewood (Petersianthus quadrialatus Merr.) 96.9 (?) 3.66 (base) 4
168 Doerner Fir United States, Oregon Coast Douglas fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii var. menziesii (Mirb.) Franco) 99.7 3.54 4
169 Klinki in Bulolo Valley Papua New Guinea, Morobe Province Klinki pine (Araucaria hunsteinii (K.Schumann 1889)) 88.9 (?) ? 7
170 Swartwater Tree South Africa, Limpopo Province Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) 28.4 7.81 5
171 Hyperion United States, California Coast redwood (Sequoia sempervirens (D. Don) Endl.) 115.61 4.84 2
172 Neeminah Loggorale Meena Australia, Tasmania Tasmanian blue gum (Eucalyptus globulus Labill.) 90.7 3.88 7
173 White Knight Australia, Tasmania Manna gum (Eucalyptus viminalis Labill.) 91.3 3.30 7
174 Tallest Giant Sequoia United States, California Giant sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum (Lindl.) J.Buchh. 94.9 4.87 7
175 Raven's Tower - tallest Sitka spruce United States, California Tallest known Sitka spruce (Picea sitchensis), 96.9 m tall. 96.9 ? 7
176 Noble Fir in Goat Marsh United States, Washington Tallest known noble fir (Abies procera), 89.9 m tall. Tree is dead. 89.9 1.92 8
206 The Fortingall Yew United Kingdom, Scotland European Yew (Taxus baccata) ? 5.4 5
207 Llangernyw Yew United Kingdom, Wales European Yew (Taxus baccata) 13 ~3.4 6
208 Ashbrittle Yew United Kingdom, England European Yew (Taxus baccata) ? ~3.68 6
211 Crowhurst Yew United Kingdom, England European Yew (Taxus baccata) ? ~3.2 7
212 Tandridge Yew United Kingdom, England European Yew (Taxus baccata) ? ~3.53 7
279 Alerce Milenario in Monumento Alerce Costero Chile, Los Ríos Alerce (Fitzroya cupressoides) > 60 4.26 6
281 Dendroseris neriifolia - one of the rarest trees in the world Chile, Valparaíso Dendroseris neriifolia ? ? 7
321 Tree of Life, Bahrain Bahrain, Southern Governorate Prosopis cineraria 9.75 ? 8
331 Baobab Amoureux Madagascar, Menabe Za baobab Adansonia za ? ? 7
397 Kaani tree in Maroshi Maldives Cordia subcordata ? ? 7
403 Cotton Tree in Freetown Sierra Leone, Western Area Urban District Cotton tree Ceiba pentandra > 30 > 3.8 5
404 Baji Cypress (King Cypress) Tibet, Nyingchi Tsangpo River cypress Cypressus gigantea ˜ 50 ˜ 5.8 5
421 Drago Milenario Canary Islands, Tenerife Canary Islands dragon tree Dracaena draco 16.4 ˜ 5.54 3
442 Jōmon Sugi Japan, Ryukyu Sugi Criptomeria japonica 25.3 ˜ 5.22 3
448 Tnjri (Skhtorashen plane-tree) Azerbaijan, Yukhari-Karabakh Oriental plane Platanus orientalis 54 8.6 4
459 Giant Tingle Tree ("Hollow trunk") Australia, Western Australia Red tingle Eucalyptus jacksonii 30 > 6 5
460 Reakaly baobab (Ampanihy baobab) Madagascar, Atsimo-Andrefana Za baobab Adansonia za ? > 6 5
461 Kamou no Ohkusu Japan, Kyushu Camphor tree Cinnamomum camphora 30 > 7 4
462 Banyan in Lomteuheakal Vanuatu, Tafea Chinese banyan Ficus microcarpa ? > 8 3
467 Del Norte Titan United States, California Coast redwood Sequoia sempervirens 93.6 7.2 4
471 Pakari Brikshya Nepal, Lumbini Weeping Fig Ficus benjamina ˜ 20 ˜ 5.1 5
472 Boole Tree United States, California Giant sequoia Sequoiadendron giganteum 81.9 7.7 4
473 General Grant Tree United States, California Giant sequoia Sequoiadendron giganteum 81.5 8.8 3
474 Árbol del Tule Mexico, Oaxaca Montezuma cypress Taxodium mucronatum 35.4 11.62 (9.38) 2
507 Kaive Oak Latvia, Kurzeme English oak Quercus robur 10.4 ˜ 18 5
539 Tallest yellow meranti tree, Maliau Basin Malaysia, Sabah Yellow meranti (Shorea faguetiana Heim.) ? 89.5 3

Featured:

Philippines: Balete tree in Maria Aurora (Millenium Tree)

Balete tree in Maria Aurora, Philippines
Balete tree in Maria Aurora / , Flickr / CC BY 2.0

There is eerie and somewhat creepy balete tree amidst papaya plantations near Maria Aurora village. It is some 60 - 65 m tall and some 60 adult people are needed to get their arms around this incredible tree.

This giant of Maria Aurora is balete tree - a species of banyan. Filipino folklore is rich with ghost stories and many people believe that in Aurora Balete tree there are living gruesome supernatural beings like "kapres", "impakto" and "diwatas".

England: Crowhurst Yew

Crowhurst Yew
Crowhurst Yew / Donald Macauley, , CC BY-SA 2.0

One of the most impressive trees in England is Crowhurst Yew. This giant yew tree is "adorned" with somewhat mysterious entrance door into the trunk of the tree.

Sierra Leone: Cotton Tree in Freetown

Cotton Tree in Freetown, Sierra Leone
Cotton Tree in Freetown / postcard, from the Website of Dragan Buškulič, ""

In the very centre of Freetown, in a roundabout surrounded by a concrete fence stands enormous tree - the famous Cotton Tree of Freetown.

This tree serves as a symbol for the whole nation of Sierra Leone.

United States: Del Norte Titan

Del Norte Titan, California
Del Norte Titan / Yinghai, / CC BY 2.0

Coast redwood is the tallest tree in the world, but also the girth of its trunk is very large. Del Norte Titan has the largest circumference of single trunk in this species - 22.73 m.