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By Anna Lewington, Edward Parker

"Among the entire diversified productions with which Nature has decorated the surfaces of the earth, none awakens our sympathies, or pursuits our mind's eye so powerfully as these venerable bushes, which appear to have stood the lapse of ages." - John Muir, 1868

A interesting party of the a few of the oldest residing organisms on the earth, from the grand Oaks of Europe and effective Redwoods of California to Africas upside-down Baobab tree, and from the Ginkgos of China and Korea to the Olive tree, the global image of peace.

Ancient bushes covers these species of tree that experience lived for greater than 1000 years: the Redwood, Bristlecone pine, Montezuma Cypress, the Monkey Puzzle, Amazonian Ancients, Yew, Oak, candy Chestnut, Lime, Olive, Welwitschia, the Baobab, Kauri, Totara, Antarctic Beech, the Fig, Cedar, and Ginkgo.

Anna Lewington, the well known author on all issues botanical, and top natural world photographer Edward Parker supply an illuminating and visually awesome background of every tree species, together with the place the long-living species can nonetheless be chanced on, the timber botanical information, and its legendary institutions.

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