Meet the world's tallest and largest flowering trees
Meet the world's tallest and largest flowering trees

The Elephant Baobab

A massive, ancient baobab is a natural landmark near the famous castle of Golconda in the modern city of Hyderabad

Baobab, Adansonia digitata
The Malvaceae, the mallow, cotton, hibiscus family

Vita: 6/10  Gnarl: 6/10  Wildness: 2/10 Accessibility: 6/10   Sensitivity: 5/10 

 Country: India -- Whereabouts: Golconda, Hyderabad

What we love about this tree:
It's a great example of a squat old baobab, surrounded by marvellous ruins and tombs


What a fantastic tree! In an area of ancient tombs and fantastic fortress constructions, this tree has been steadily growing bigger over several centuries.

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