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Sakugoro Hirase observed swimming sperm (motile spermatozoids) for the first time in the seeds of a female Ginkgo tree growing in the Botanical Garden of the University of Tokyo in Japan on September 9, 1896. Hirase proved that the Ginkgo had an intermediate position between ferns and conifers and therefore Professor M. Engler established a new family Ginkgoacea (1897), order Ginkgoales (1898).
Brazilian Grape Tree (also known as Jabuticaba) does not use branches to grow fruits. It grows fruits (and flowers) directly on the trunk.
The dancing trees by hknatuurfoto (Hans Koster), via Flickr
Well, if this doesn't look like heaven, I don't know what is... Mango tree. Captain Cook, Big Island, Hawaii.
ferns, captured by Sonja Lyon Photography
This is a maiden hair fern branch. It is very similar to the leaf of the Ginko tree. Both are so beautiful, and she is my favorite fern.
Frog Hollow Farm's Robada apricot. They're Big, Beautiful, and Juicy!
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Fig fruit tree with colorful fruits
Growing Your Own Fruit Trees Apple, strawberry and raspberry bush, blueberries, cranberries, acai berries, gooseberries, plum or apricots, Concord grapes, pears, cherry, sugar maple tree, Nut trees- walnut, chestnut, almond,
Olives on tree
Possible fruit tree #1 - Pear tree
Red Crab Claw Heliconia Wow - what a flowering performer...so exotic and a long lasting cut flower. Flower all through summer.