Saturday, July 5, 2008

Tree with flying buttress trunk

This tree trunk has extensions for stability and strength similar to the flying buttresses of gothic cathedrals.

Typical of the vegetation in Costa Rican cloud forests, this tree was along the trail in the Rincon de la Vieja National Park.


magiceye said...

a sinewy well toned tree! impressive!

Anonymous said...

Such roots. Is it very old? Hundreds of years?

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Jim Klenke said...

Neat, very exotic looking. Something I have never seen before.

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