This handy site catalogs monumental trees from around the world


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2018/01/02/this-handy-site-catalogs-monum.html


#2

Stellar! I passed it on too.


#3

Somewhere I have pictures of “The Largest Cashew Tree in Brazil”. It was probably 30’ high or so at its tallest, but sprawled across about half a city block.


#4

most of the big trees I know have been abused and don’t show their true nature


#5

Still no clues as to where this one is, are there?
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The image is easily found all over the Internet, but never with traces of its origins.


#6

I guess it’s not a monumental tree, but in Athens, GA there is a tree that owns itself:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tree_That_Owns_Itself


#7

I usually see it attributed to Happy Valley, Hong Kong.


#8

Huh. Well, that seems to solve that little mystery. Nicely done. :+1:

See also Flickr


#9

Good call.
GIS: ‘Happy Valley Hong Kong tree roots pavement’


#10

If you are just looking for the biggest trees, and are in the US, there is also American Forests’ National Register of Champion Trees..


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