Trees are one of the first things we draw in our childhood paintings; But slowly, over time, they become objects along the streets that we rarely see, and even if one day a branch or even a trunk is cut off, it does not attract as much attention.
Among all the trees that our eyes are accustomed to, there are different and amazing trees in the world that we do not even think about. Each of these trees has unique characteristics that make them different and rare species.
Japanese maple, leafO the color of fire
“Japanese maple” is one of those trees that seems confused at first glance, but it is enough to look closely at its leaves to be surprised, long and slender leaves and so regular that it seems that all They are designed according to a specific pattern.
Japanese maple is native to Japan, North Korea, South Korea, eastern Mongolia and southeastern Russia, but different varieties have been sent to other countries. The fiery red leaves of this tree can be seen in many works of Japanese art.
Rhododendron, a postcard tree
The name of the next tree is dragon blood, you probably say to yourself, well now why blood? The reason is that with every blow and cut made on the trunk of the tree, a red liquid comes out, which surprised the people; That is why they named it Dragon Blood and made many legends about it.
When the sailors heard these stories, they were afraid to enter the island and believed that this piece of land was the main place of the Garden of Eden. But over time, some people found applications for this gum.
In the 18th century, for example, this gum was used to paint the body of a violin. It is still used in the production of toothpaste, lipstick, glue, pottery and as a source of red pigment in wool dyeing. The dragon’s blood is green all day long, and despite its rough appearance, it blooms, small, greenish-white flowers that smell good and sweet. Dragons are mostly seen in Yemen.
Rough but versatile dragon blood
The name of the next tree is Dragon Blood, found on the island of Socotra in the Gulf of Aden. This tree directs raindrops through the root trunks to the main stem and has an umbrella-like shape. The tree, with its umbrella-like shape, prevents rapid evaporation around its roots. The dragon blood tree usually blooms in February, and it takes about five months for the flower to fully bloom.
Rush, a tree full of mysteries
The beech tree, known as the Antarctic beech, is native to the highlands of eastern Australia but, like many other trees, is found in many different countries today. This tree can grow up to 50 meters in height during its lifetime, but normally it reaches up to 25 meters.
The trunk of this tree is up to one meter in diameter. In this photo, many mosses hang from the tree and make it look eerie. There are many types of rash and we have examples of it in our country.
The riddle of the treeهای رنگینکمانی
Blue, purple, orange, green, yellow and any color you can think of can be seen in the trunk of this tree! At first, they seem to have dropped a few buckets of paint on the tree, but just search the internet for the name of the tree to see if it is completely real. A rainbow eucalyptus tree reminiscent of Sohrab Sepehri’s paintings of tree trunks travels to the Philippines, Indonesia and New Guinea.
You may ask, where and how do all these colors affect the trunk of a tree? The secret of these colors goes back to the process of peeling the tree that occurs throughout the year and over time the inner skins change color due to chemical processes and eucalyptus to a rainbow of colors. Becomes.
Wisteria, the boundary between dream and reality
If you look closely at an old wisteria tree, you probably can’t take your eyes off it. A tree that is more like a dream than a reality. Wisteria is native to the eastern United States and China, Korea and Japan, and is one of the symbols of Japan.
This tree is seen in blue, purple and purple colors and despite its name, it is not really a tree but a kind of grape page whose branches grow and flowers hang from it in the form of grape clusters. This beautiful and magical species is poisonous and severe poisoning can occur if eaten.
Bowing against the Antarctic winds
Seeing these trees evokes the feeling of the wind blowing in one’s mind, and it seems that the photographer has captured the images just when the strong wind is blowing; However, this is not the case and they look exactly the same even on a sunny day with stable weather.
The wind-blown trees in the southern parts of New Zealand were shaped by the winds blowing from the Antarctic, and the wind was able to completely change the shape of their trunks and branches. The area is almost deserted due to the cold and strong winds, leaving only a few sheep.
Baobab, the giantO in the image of a tree
If you have read The Little Prince, you are probably familiar with the huge baobab trees. Trees that grow between 5 and 25 meters and have very strong and thick trunks and instead short and small branches.
Baobabs are native to South Africa and Madagascar. There is a street in Madagascar that is covered with baobabs on both sides, and some of them are as old as 800 years. Unfortunately, climate change and global warming have had a serious impact on these large trees, causing their numbers to decline.
FlameO fire in summer
The fire tree is also known as the tongue of fire or flame because of the shape of its flowers and branches. This beautiful and amazing tree grows in Nepal, India, Pakistan and Brazil, but is native to Madagascar and loves warmth. has it. Unlike other plants and trees, this tree has the highest number of flowers and growth in summer.
Hyrcanian living fossils of the world in Iran
It is impossible to talk about the most amazing trees in the world and not to mention the Hyrcanian forests, an important part of which is located in our country. The type of trees seen in these forests may not seem strange or unique; But antiquity is what gives them unparalleled value and credibility: a forest about 40 million years old, a living fossil on our planet!
Beech and oak trees, which have unparalleled trunks in terms of strength, a spectacular shrub and plant such as blueberries and wild plums, azaleas, hawthorn, raspberries and beautiful trees such as alder, spruce, larch and cypress are the most important cover. It is a plant of Hyrcanian forests.
These forests have been registered in the UNESCO list of natural heritage as a joint work of Iran and Azerbaijan, starting from “Gildag” in the Republic of Azerbaijan and then in the provinces of East Azerbaijan, Ardabil, Gilan, Mazandaran, Golestan and Semnan, until North Khorasan extends.
During your travels to the north of the country, you probably visited different parts of these forests; For example, Arasbaran region, Leopard Valley and Abar Shahroud forest, Alimestan Amol, Chamestan, Kojoor Nowshahr, Tonekabon drylands, Chahar Bagh Chalous, Lisar Talesh, Golestan National Park, which are among the most spectacular forests in Iran.