Trees originating from the African Continent

Cotton Tree – Sierra Leone

The Cotton Tree has become a cultural icon in Sierra Leone and is revered by the country’s people. The tree is featured on the country’s coat of arms, currency, and other symbols of national identity. It is often used as a landmark to provide directions and is considered a must-see destination for visitors to Freetown.

Tree of Ténéré

The Tree of Ténéré, also known as the Loneliest Tree in the World, was once considered the most isolated tree on Earth. Standing alone in the Sahara Desert, it was the only living plant within a 400-kilometer radius.

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