Adansonia digitata

Одно из самых толстых деревьев — диаметр ствола достигает м, высота 18—м. Название Adansonia дано роду . The long-lived pachycauls are typically found in dry, hot savannahs of sub-Saharan Africa, where they dominate the landscape, and reveal the presence of a watercourse from afar. Their growth rate is . Adansonia Сохраненная копия Похожие Перевести эту страницу A baobab is any of nine species of deciduous tree in the genus Adansonia, found in arid regions of Madagascar, mainland Africa, Arabia, and Australia.

Of the nine species, six are native to Madagascar, two . The tree is restricted to hot, dry regions but lives in various environments outside both the northern and southern edges of tropical . Widespread and common, baobab is a defining icon of African bushland and can grow to an old age. Radiocarbon dating of a baobab in Namibia indicated an age of about 2years, making this the oldest known tree within the angiosperms (flowering plants). Adansonia digitata ) of Africa and the Mexican swamp cypress (Taxodium mucronatum).

All parts of the tree are used by local . Malvaceae) is commonly known as baobab tree native to Africa. Photo: Bart Wursten Near Mukondore River, by road in to Mana Pools.

Its swollen and often hollow trunk looks like a huge . Show All Show Tabs baobab. Although unlikely to reach such. Baobob, Lemonade Tree. Tolerates a wide range of vegetation types including scrub, wooded savannah hot, dry areas, and semiarid to subhumid tropics south of the Sahara. Prefers arid areas and well-drained sandy sites between 4and 600 . In the wild this tree is a valuable food commodity, the huge sausage fruits being . Muslim traders are credited with their introduction and dispersal in our country from tropical Africa.

The baobab has been known in India for many centuries. Native to Africa, the baobab is one of the most amazing trees. Plant Morphology : Growth ForLarge tree with a trunk that has an enormous girth, able to grow up to about – m tall.

Bark is thick and fibrous and resistant to fire, termites and drought. Foliage: Green leaves borne at the end of the . Баобабы, как люди, возникли в Африке. Но в отличие от людей, не расползлись по всему свету, а остались там.

В сухой сезон стоят серы и голы – берегут воду, которую их пористая древесина . Origin and Habitat: It is native to much of Africa and the most widespread of the Adansonia species, but restricted to suitable habitats that comprises hot, dry woodland on stoney, well drained soils, in frost-free areas that receive low rainfall.

It ranges from the dry sub-Saharan scrub to the grassy savannas-woodland of South .