What are the big trees in Africa?

The baobab tree, sometimes called the “Tree of Life,” has an unforgettable appearance. Found in savanna regions of Africa, Madagascar and Australia, the trees form a very thick and wide trunk and mainly branch high above the ground.

What is the largest tree in Africa?

A German scientist says a tree he discovered in Tanzania is Africa’s tallest. It is a rare species, called Entandrophragma Excelsum, and stands 81.5m (267ft) tall.

What tree is common in Africa?

1. Baobab (Adansonia) The baobab is a central motif in African mythology, and considered by some to be the ‘tree of life’.

What is the biggest tree recorded in South Africa?

The tallest recorded Araucaria heterophylla (Norfolk Island Pine) in South Africa, planted in 1826 by the wife of the last landdrost in Stellenbosch, also made the list.

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