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Couroupita guianensis - Cannonball Tree.

Canon ball tree, Couroupita guianensis (flowers) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In front of the Imperial palace, corner of Rua da Assembleia

Cannonball Tree (Couroupita guianensis): This evergreen is a member of the Brazil Nut tree family. The ripe fruits can weigh several kgs. Image credit Christopher Hu. #Trees

Cannonball Tree (Couroupita guianensis): This evergreen is a member of the Brazil Nut tree family. The ripe fruits can weigh several kgs.

Papaya trees

Papaya trees, Hawaii - When we lived in Kona, these grew in our yard as well as in our neighbors' yards. The sweetest variety is the strawberry papaya. I so want this growing in my yard!

Tree engulfing a headstone in Nottingham, UK

Tree Eating a Gravestone

General Cemetery, Nottingham - Too bad this tree ruined the stone. The stone is in good shape except the damage (the crack) caused by pressure from the tree. I'm assuming this is slate and the engraving is certainly beautiful

Tree-Rex ...

nofound/photofair, the contemporary photography fair in Paris.©Vincent Delbrouck, Dino from 'Some Windy Trees' series, Nepal, 2010

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