Inosculation is a natural phenomenon in which trunks, branches or roots of two trees grow together. It is biologically similar to grafting and such trees are referred to in forestry as gemels, from the Latin word meaning “a pair”.
Upside-down fig tree in Bacoli, Italy.
A tree that defies gravity grows in an ancient ruin.
The tree sprouts from the ceiling of the arch it grows inside, which was allegedly part of the Emperor Nero’s private villa. No one is quite sure how the tree ended up there or how it survived, but year after year it continues to grow downwards and bear figs.
Tree of Life
The “Tree of Life” baobab or reniala is a prehistoric species dated back to over 200 million years ago. Reniala means “mother of the forest” in Malagasy.
This is the sacred Tsitakakantsa, (Adansonia Grandidieri), the largest baobab in Madagascar with a girth of 28.88 m recorded in May 2018.
Do you know the tree whose trunk can hold up to 120,000 liters (32,000 US gallons) of water🌴☘️💧
The Baobab tree is known as the tree of life, with good reason. It can provide shelter, clothing, food, and water for the animal and human inhabitants of Africa.
The Tule Tree in Oaxaca, Mexico
The tree of Tule in Oaxaca, Mexico, is the tree with the largest trunk diameter in the world. It’s circumference reaches almost 60 meters and has a height of 42 meters. It’s approximate age is around 2,000 years old.
Japanese wisteria trees
The ancient Japanese technique called daisugi dates back to the 14th century. This forestry technique provides to produce lumber without having to cut down trees.
Beautiful tree growing inside an abandoned silo
Edward Scissorhands came through here yesterday!
Villa del Balbianello, Lake Como, Italy