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June 29, 2012

Ginkgo leaves unfolding and Goethe's poem



Timelapse video 'Ginkgoblätter öffnen sich' (unfolding Ginkgo leaves).
In this video the poem "Ginkgo biloba" (1815) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is cited.
Read this poem in many languages on my website.

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June 22, 2012

Ginkgo ovule development

On my website I write:
During the months following pollination, the Ginkgo pollen grows big enough to form two
motile sperms in the pollen chamber.

Read more on my Propagation-page and click here for schemes, photos and videos of the ovule development.

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June 15, 2012

Manhole cover and Ginkgo leaves

Manhole cover with Ginkgo leaves in Inagi, Tokyo prefecture, Japan.
Photo on blog (Yahoo Japan).

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June 09, 2012

Magpie and Ginkgo

Azure-winged magpie with autumn Ginkgo.
Photo by aeschylus 18917.

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June 01, 2012

Old Ginkgo, Toyokawa city, Japan



Video of an old Ginkgo tree on a playground in Toyokawa city, Aichi prefecture, Japan.
The tree is 25 m in height, girth c. 4.3 m.
Japanese television video on YouTube.

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