Great Plane tree of Bursa, Turkey

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#1)  Great Plane tree of Bursa, Turkey

Postby Rand » Wed Jun 29, 2016 12:14 pm

Stumbled across this tree in Google image search:
               
                       
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Taken from here: http://www.bookingturkey.com/tour/bursa-tour/

A few other images:

https://www.google.com/search?q=bursa+plane+tree&client=safari&rls=en&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwixzf2mzc3NAhVDqB4KHWZwDNkQsAQIIA&biw=1324&bih=943

Purported stats:
Platanus orientalis
Age: 600 years
Spread: 35 m (115 ft)
Diameter: 3 m (9.8 ft)


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#2)  Re: Great Plane tree of Bursa, Turkey

Postby Joe » Wed Jun 29, 2016 3:54 pm

too bad they didn't keep people and soil disturbance farther from the tree- maybe it's tolerant of the disturbance, but I doubt it
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