Maximum ages for some seed plants

Maximum ages for some seed plants

Maximum ages for some seed plants
maximum age in years
plant estimated verified locale of verified specimen
common juniper (Juniperus communis) 2,000 544 Kola Peninsula, northeastern Russia
Norway spruce (Picea abies) 1,200 350–400 Eichstätt, Bavaria
European larch (Larix decidua) 700 417 Riffel Alp, Switz.
Scotch pine (Pinus sylvestris) 584
Swiss stone pine (Pinus cembra) 1,200 750 Riffel Alp, Switz.
white pine (Pinus strobus) 400–450
bristlecone pine (Pinus aristata) 4,900 Wheeler Peak, Humboldt National Forest, Nevada
Sierra redwood (Sequoiadendron giganteum) 4,000 2,200–2,300 Northern California
Flowering plants
dragon tree
(Dracaena draco) 200* Tenerife, one of the Canary Islands
(Polygonatum) 17**
dwarf birch
(Betula nana) 80 Eastern Greenland
European beech
(Fagus sylvatica) 900 250 Montigny, Normandy, France
English oak
(Quercus robur) 2,000 1,500 Hasbruch Forest, Lower Saxony
Bo tree
(Ficus religiosa) 2,000–3,000*** Buddh Gaya, India; Anuradhapura, Ceylon
(Tilia) 815 Lithuania
English ivy
(Hedera helix) 440 Ginac, near Montpellier, France
*Exaggerated estimates for this historic specimen reach 6,000 years.
**Scars on root-stock counted.
***According to Buddhist and Roman history.
See as table:

* * *

Universalium. 2010.

Игры ⚽ Нужна курсовая?

Look at other dictionaries:

  • life span — 1. the longest period over which the life of any organism or species may extend, according to the available biological knowledge concerning it. 2. the longevity of an individual. [1915 20] * * * Time between birth and death. It ranges from a… …   Universalium

  • Maximum life span — is a measure of the maximum amount of time one or more members of a population has been observed to survive between birth and death. Most living species have at least one upper limit on the number of times cells can divide. For humans, this is… …   Wikipedia

  • Старение (биология) — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Старение. Старая женщина. Анн Поудер 8 апреля 1917 года в свой 110 й день рождения. Сморщенная и сухая кожа  типичный признак старения человека …   Википедия

  • Максимальная продолжительность жизни — Максимальная продолжительность жизни  согласно классическому определению, максимальная возможная продолжительность жизни представителей определённой группы организмов. В связи со сложностью определения, на практике, это максимальная… …   Википедия

  • Arguments for and against drug prohibition — Arguments about the prohibition of drugs, and over drug policy reform, are subjects of considerable controversy. The following is a presentation of major drug policy arguments, including those for drug law enforcement on one side of the debate,… …   Wikipedia

  • environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …   Universalium

  • Rice — For other uses, see Rice (disambiguation). Oryza sativa, commonly known as Asian rice. Rice, white, long grain vegetable, raw Nutritional value per 100 g (3.5 oz) …   Wikipedia

  • Soil — For other uses, see Soil (disambiguation). A represents soil; B represents laterite, a regolith; C represents saprolite, a less weathered regolith; the bottommost layer represents bedrock …   Wikipedia

  • Life Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Zoology       In 2008 several zoological studies provided new insights into how species life history traits (such as the timing of reproduction or the length of life of adult individuals) are derived in part as responses to… …   Universalium

  • community ecology — Introduction       study of the organization and functioning of communities (community), which are assemblages of interacting populations of the species living within a particular area or habitat.       As populations of species interact with one …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”