Polands Mysterious Crooked Forest - In a tiny corner of western Poland a forest of about 400 pine trees grow with a 90 degree bend at the base of their trunks - all bent northward. Surrounded by a larger forest of straight growing pine trees this col
Araucaria araucana (Monkey puzzle tree) is an evergreen tree growing to 40 metres tall with a 2 metres trunk diameter. The tree is native to central and southern Chile, western Argentina, and southern Brazil.
parkstepp: year old tree in South Africa called The Tree of Life. The boabab tree. Some hollowed out trunks have been used to provide shelter to as many as 40 people, it can hold up to liters of water, fibers from the bark can be turned.
The Tree with the Largest Diameter in the World: El Arbol del Tule. Ahuehuete or Montezuma Cypress in Santa Maria del Tule, Oaxaca, Mexico. The trunk is 33 feet in diameter and has a circumference of 178 feet.