We had good guesses from Karen and Pete for last week's shrub, but it wasn't quite the right one. It was a hard one! It was Acacia eburnea.
Let's see who can get this week's tree, suggested by a friend:
- This is one of the oldest and largest trees in the Southern Hemisphere
- Seeds are not produced until the tree is 200 years old, and it lives up to 3,600 years.
- It was heavily logged because the wood is excellent, but is now protected under Chile's Natural Heritage.
- UNO has named this tree as one of the wonders of the world
Good luck and happy guessing!
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