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August 27, 2014

Male Ginkgo with female branch, Leiden

 
Ginkgo seeds (ovules) on tree of 1785 at Hortus botanicus Leiden, the Netherlands.
This Ginkgo is a male specimen, but it also produces ovules. This dates back to 1935 when a female branch was grafted onto the trunk.
I took this photo on June, 26.

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August 16, 2014

Scansoriopteryx dinosaur and Ginkgo



Drawing of Ginkgo branch with Scansoriopteryx heilmanni, one of the smallest dinosaurs (theropod), Upper Jurassic period (c. 150 million years ago), China. Ginkgo leaf form not correct, read my Fossils-page.
Drawing from 

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August 13, 2014

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* New topic: The Ginkgo Tweets: 1500+ followers on Twitter! Thank you Ginkgo followers!!!

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August 07, 2014

Transplanting 750-year-old Yonggyeri Ginkgo, S. Korea


Spectacular video on YouTube by Daeji Development Co., Ltd, Seoul, of the transplanting of  a 750-year-old Ginkgo tree, Kyungbuk Ahndonggun Yonggyeri, South Korea. This Ginkgo tree is 31 m in height, girth 14 m and is one of the biggest of South Korea, National monument no.175.
The transplant is listed in the Guinness World Records register in 2013.

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Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* Two new supersized photos on my Photospecial page: Ginkgo tree Hortus botanicus Leiden, 1785 + female branch.
* New topic: Video of transplanting 750-year-old Yonggyeri Ginkgo tree in South Korea.

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July 29, 2014

'The Thinker' by Rodin and Ginkgo tree



Statue 'The Thinker'  by Auguste Rodin in front of a Ginkgo tree.

Location: Garden of  the NMWA, National Museum of Western Art, Ueno Park, Tokyo, Japan.
Photo: Myau Myau's photo gallery

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July 21, 2014

Aerial view on Ginkgo trees, Japan


Aerial view on Ginkgo trees in Japan.
Video on You Tube by 電動マルチコプター(multicopter)空撮(aerial shoot)https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwNrTqTi6m8.

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July 14, 2014

Nature printing of Ginkgo biloba, 1859


Natuurzelfdruk - Nature printing of Ginkgo biloba, 1859-1862.

Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Photo by Cor Kwant.

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July 06, 2014

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* New supersized Photo of the Month on photospecial page: Raindrops on Ginkgo leaf.

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July 02, 2014

Ginkgo huttonii fossil leaves, Jurassic period


Ginkgo  huttonii  lived c.160 million years ago. These fossil leaves are from the coast of Yorkshire, Middle Jurassic.

Collection  Leiden University, the Netherlands.
Photo by Cor Kwant.

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June 23, 2014

Ginkgo and bee after a rain


Ginkgo biloba 'Tubifolia' in my garden. 
This bee likes drinking rainwater!
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June 14, 2014

The Ginkgo Pages on Twitter

This is my profile on my Twitter account:


The Ginkgo Tweets

@theginkgopages

Tweets about the Ginkgo biloba tree - and trees in general - by Cor Kwant, teacher and creator of the awarded, non-profit website The Ginkgo Pages:
kwanten.home.xs4all.nl 

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June 07, 2014

How to grow a Ginkgo from seed

Ginkgo biloba seed development

Read how to grow a Ginkgo tree from seed on my website: Propagation-page.

More photos and videos  on my website.

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June 05, 2014

Updates of my website The Ginkgo Pages

* New Photo of the Month on photospecial page: Sprouting Ginkgo seeds.
* Added to my Art-page: woodblock print of 'Miss Ginkgo', Edo period.

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May 31, 2014

Woodblock print with Ginkgo leaves by Ohara Koson

Two pigeons and Ginkgo leaves by Ohara Koson

Woodblock print, c. 1900-1910.

Source: Ukiyo-e.org

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