Can You Identify This Tree?

June 30, 2009 at 9:00 am 1 comment

I was perusing Flickr and I ran across this Creative Commons image from Kew Gardens in London. Can you identify the tree?


Identify Me (Photo by Jim Linwood)

Hint: Lazarus Taxon and Identification by Cage

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Fairy Stone State Park Festival of the Trees – Edition 37

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  • 1. geekhiker  |  July 1, 2009 at 2:38 pm

    It’s the very rare Man-Eating Pine (Pinus Carnivorous). It once roamed the wilds, stalking primitive man and attacking without warning, killing with a thousand deadly stabs of it’s razor-sharp, hard-as-steel needles. This one has been safely caged and put on display (luckily, they are unable to jump), but children should be warned against sticking their hands in-between the bars…

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