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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.
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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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