Plant of the week
Ginkgo biloba (=Salisburia adiantifolia, Salisburia biloba), commonly called maidenhair tree is a tree that has been planted as an ornamental tree for over 3000 years. His attraction lies mainly in the unusual shape of its leaves and the brilliant autumn colour. The maidenhair tree has a special status in the plant kingdom since there is no consensus so far as to wether it should be placed in den Magnoliophyta or the Pinophyta. more...
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