Adansonias live for 1000s of yrs reaching 30 meters high 11 metres wide because they store water inside (120,000 litres). Uses of the tree demonstrate unity in diversity: Sudan - fruit gongalis & water storage; Nigeria - leaves for Kuka soup; Malawi - fruit pulp for juice; Zimbabwe - fruit is mawuyu; Kenya - seeds are mbuyu; East Africa - fruit pulp for candy umbuyu; Tanzania - for beer. First Nations of Australia - water, food, and medicine; Japan - soda; EU - for smoothies & cereal bars.
Montezuma Cypress: The Tule Tree Located in the grounds of a church in Santa María del Tule in the Mexican state of Oaxaca. It measures more than 119 feet around and 116 feet high. About 2,000 years old.