Six Sequoia Trees - Sintra, Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
N 38° 47.126 W 009° 23.509
29S E 465969 N 4293039
Quick Description: This six Sequoia Trees were planted in a straight line and are located in the florest of the Sintra Palace.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 4/2/2013 5:12:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMGQZ2
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Border
Views: 7

Long Description:
This six Sequoia Trees were planted in a straight line and are located in the florest of the Sintra Palace. Next to them there is a information sign that explains what they are.

"Sequoia sempervirens is the sole living species of the genus Sequoia in the cypress family Cupressaceae (formerly treated in Taxodiaceae). Common names include coast redwood, California redwood, and giant redwood. It is an evergreen, long-lived, monoecious tree living 1200–1800 years or more. This species includes the tallest trees on Earth, reaching up to 379 feet (115.5 m) in height (without the roots) and up to 26 feet (7.9 m) in diameter at breast height. Before commercial logging and clearing began by the 1850s, this massive tree occurred naturally in an estimated 2,100,000 acres (8,500 km2) along much of coastal California (excluding southern California where rainfall is not sufficient) and the southwestern corner of coastal Oregon within the United States. An estimated 95% or more of the original old-growth redwood forest has been cut down, due to its excellent properties for use as lumber in construction.

The name sequoia sometimes refers to the subfamily Sequoioideae, which includes S. sempervirens along with Sequoiadendron (giant sequoia) and Metasequoia (dawn redwood). On its own, the term redwood usually refers to the coast redwood, which is covered in this article, and not to the other two species."

From: (visit link)
Gattung / Species: Küstenmammutbaum (Sequoia sempervirens)

Anordnung / Arrangement: Baumgruppe / Group of trees

Standort / Location: Wald / Forest

Webseite / website: Not listed

Baumhöhe / Height of the tree (m): Not Listed

Baumdurchmesser / Diameter of the tree (m): Not Listed

Alter / age: Not Listed

Eintrittsgebühr / Fee: Not listed

Parkkoordinaten / Parking coordinates: Not Listed

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