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Spotting

Description:

This tree is at least 40 m tall (130ft), leaves are grouped in clusters, white bark, I don't have much information besides the images. It looks like some sort of Cupressus, but I am not at all sure.

Habitat:

El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, in Chiapas, the majority of it is cloud forest, but the southern slopes –around 1600 m above sea level (5,200 ft)– are dominated by Cupressus-Pinus associations.

Notes:

Any help on precise ID is much appreciated.

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2 Comments

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 9 years ago

Beautiful tree!

suzmonk
suzmonk 9 years ago

Wow, really big trees are inspiring. Beautiful, and like many giants, it's got its own ecosystem up top. Look at that! Great choice for a first spotting ... welcome.

jaimerojo
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jaimerojo

Coatzacoalcos, Mexico

Spotted on Apr 7, 2007
Submitted on Sep 20, 2013

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