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Maidenhair Tree, Humenne

Punkt na szlaku: The oldest trees

A Maidenhair Tree, which grows in a park in Humenne, is covered with the second level of protection and is important in scientific, educational, ecological, aesthetic, cultural, historical and recreational fields. read more

Maidenhair Tree grows in a park in Humenne. The tree is important in scientific, educational, ecological, aesthetic, cultural, historical and recreational fields. This majestic, 150-year-old tree is 20 m high, its stem's circumference is 253 cm and the diameter of its crown is 15 m.

Maidenhair Tree (Ginkgo biloba, son. Salisburia adiantifolia, Pterophyllus salisburiensis)

It belongs to ginkgoaceae family and currently it is the only representative of ginkgoaceae class. The experts suppose that this is the most famous  of so called "living fossils" in the world of plants, coming form tertiary and quaternary periods.  In nature, it grows only on a small territory of Tianmu Shan Mountains inChina, it is also planted as a decorative tree in parks and gardens.. Its generic  name indicates the characteristic shape of its leaves.

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