Saturday, November 16, 2019

Thimmamma Marrimanu

This is the world's largest known single tree if measured by the area of its crown. Canopy of this banyan (Ficus benghalensis L.) covers...

Yea Flora Fossil Site

Site with 415 million year old (Silurian) fossils of ancient vascular land plants Baragwanathia, oldest of its kind in the world. Location, GPS coordinates: 37.2207 S...

Wooramel Seagrass Bank

The largest seagrass grove in the world, covers 1,030 square kilometres. Location, GPS coordinates: 25.4019 S 113.7996 E Categories: Ecosystems, Biological extremes Values: Biology Rating: Where is located? Australia and Oceania, Australia, Western...

Suoi Giang tea forest (Suối Giàng)

Here grow possibly the world's oldest tea trees which are up to 3,000 years old. In total in this forest grow more than 85,000...

Menara – the world’s tallest tropical tree, Danum Valley

One of the world's oldest tropical forests - Danum Valley forest in early 2019 provided a long-sought discovery: the world's tallest tropical tree, the...

Hyperion

There are known taller coast redwoods but the tallest announced tree of the world currently is Hyperion which in 2015 was 115.66 m tall. Tallest...

Yasuni Forest

There is a very special forest tract in the immense Amazonian rainforest - Yasuni Forest. It is well possible that this large forest in...

Arbol del Tule (Árbol del Tule)

One of main tourist attractions in the Mexican state of Oaxaca is an amazing tree - Arbol del Tule (Tule Tree). This Montezuma cypress...

Vallée de Mai (Vallee de Mai)

The palm forest in Vallée de Mai (Vallee de Mai) is a descendant of the primeval forest of Gondwana continent. Here live numerous plants...

Yungay – the driest place in the world

One of the driest places on Earth is Atacama Desert but the driest place in this desert is found near Yungay - abandoned mining...