Saturday, 30 April 2016

Giant tree in Kanchanaburi province

Giant tree in Kanchanaburi province

ต้นจามจุรียักษ์ 100 ปี - 100 year old rain tree
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Albizia_saman
even mentions this one in Kanchanaburi
diameter 55 to 60 m (from satellite image) 





google maps: "ต้นจามจุรียักษ์" or "Giant Rain Tree"
13.9552005,99.5270366 = 13°57'18.7"N 99°31'37.3"E
7.4 km by air or 15 km by road from Kanchanaburi bus station (but googlemaps might give some long detours).

ตำบล เกาะสำโรง อำเภอเมือง กาญจนบุรี กาญจนบุรี
Koh Samrong sub-district, Mueang district, Kanchanaburi province.
 
No entry via main gate of Animals and Agriculture Division 1 on hwy 3429, but after small detour south hwy 3209. There are signs on the road. Open 6 am to 6 pm.

On the premises of Animals and Agriculture Division 1 on the way to giant tree, there are many stables and horses.

Pictures from rainy season can be found here:
http://thailandhere.blogspot.com/2014/07/giant-tree-in-kanchanaburi-thailand.html
http://www.teepucks.com/webboard/index.php?topic=608#.Vx3KRHowD5Q 

There are other interesting trees in Kanchanaburi province:
http://christianpfc.blogspot.com/2015/02/oh-my-god-18-tree-in-middle-of-road.html

And a Bodhi tree with white leaves, however they appear only short time of the year (when?), but not now (April 2016, info from TAT office, staff has been there).
http://thairats.com/รูปเด่นประจำวัน/ชาวบ้านตะลึง-ต้นโพธิ์-ออ 
วัดศรีอุปลาราม ต้นโพธิ์ ออกใบสีขาว

Interesting trees elsewhere in Thailand:

A Thai friend told me largest Chamchuri tree is in Phayao province, Chiang Kham district. However satellite image shows that it has only 38 m diameter.
19.5363128,100.2920133 = 19°32'10.7"N 100°17'31.2"E

giant petrified tree in Tak province:
http://news.discovery.com/earth/plants/giant-trees-found-in-thailand-130320.htm

Giant Krabak tree in Tak province:
https://pathannay.wordpress.com/2012/02/18/giant-krabak/   

A forest from a single Banyan tree in Korat:
http://www.oneweirdglobe.com/sai-ngam-creepiest-looking-forest-10000-trees/ 

Giant tree in Khao Laem national park in Kanchanburi province and video: 14 Amazing trees in Thailand
http://www.asiatravelroutes.com/en/thailand/national-parks/khao-laem-national-park/giant-tree.html 

Giant tree in Uthai Thani province
http://www.leonathai.com/webboard_detail.php?post_id=874
12.ต้นไม้ยักษ์ 500 ปี 15.069988, 99.508819 \"ต้นเชียงหรือต้นผึ้งต้นนี้อายุราวๆ 500 ปี ตั้งอยุ่ที่ อ.บ้านไร่ จ.อุทัยธานี

Giant tree in Narathiwat province 
https://www.facebook.com/UnseenThailand/photos/a.178397282172692.42815.177913598887727/1173677572644653/?type=3&theater 
http://ap-sukhirin.blogspot.de/2015/06/27.html 
ต้นกระพงษ์ยักษ์" อ.สุคิริน จ.นราธิวาส อยู่ในเขตรักษาพันธ์สัตว์ป่าฮาลา-บาลา

weird trees from all over the world: 
https://www.facebook.com/YouLikesYouLikes/videos/539914462855737/ 

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