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Plant Life - Trees

Oak Tree

The Oak is a hardwood, and is also what is known as a deciduous tree, which means that in the autumn it loses its leaves. The oak is a broad range tree and it is hard to find a tree which has a wider spread geographically. There are very few places in...

Olive

The olive is native to the Mediterranean region, parts of Africa and tropical and central Asia. It is one of the oldest known plants to be used by man. Olive seeds found in Spain and tested using carbon dating have shown the olive has been domes...

Ash tree

The ash tree is distantly related to the olive tree. There are as many as sixty-five different types found in North America and nearly that many from the European and Asian parts of the world. The genus name for the ash tree comes from the Latin...

Durian

Revered in South-East Asia as the 'king of fruits', the durian is a type of fruit from several tree species belonging to the Durio genus and the Malvaceae family. It is distinctive for its size, smell, and thorn-covered husk. It can grow as la...