Madagascar, Baobab trees Baobab trees only have leaves about months out of the year, the rest of the time they store water inside their trunk. These beautiful African trees live for hundreds of years. This is on my "BUCKET LIST'.
A mighty fast growing tree,the weeping willow tree is unique and graceful,the dropping branches within arms reach is enough to stimulate your imagination.Weeping Willow trees make great shade trees.Salix babyonica is a green weeping willow.
Giant Sequoias [wiki] (Sequoiadendron giganteum), which only grow in Sierra Nevada, California, are the world's biggest trees (in terms of volume). The biggest is General Sherman [wiki] in the Sequoia National Park - one behemoth of a tree at 275 feet m)
Monkey Puzzle Tree (araucaria araucana) Our daughter in Portland had one of these in the front yard of the home they bought. They removed it because of potentially branches falling. The wood is EXTREMELY hard!