Saturday, January 26, 2013

The lonely Cypresses, Tuscany, Italy | Famous cypress

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Cupressus is a genus of trees commonly called Cypress. Have been naturalized in all temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere, with temperatures and adequate soil and can be found growing spontaneously and dispersed. It is commercially cultivated in East Africa, South Africa and New Zealand.
Many species are grown as ornamental tree in parks and gardens in Europe and Asia are located next to templos.

The lonely Cypresses, Tuscany, Italy

Tuscany is a region in northwest central Italy. It has an area of 22,994 sq km and a population of 3,734,355 inhabitants, Tuscans. The regional capital is Florence. It is bordered on the northwest by Liguria, Emilia-Romagna north, east to the Marche and Umbria and Lazio to the south. To the west, its 397 km of continental coasts are bathed by the Ligurian Sea in the north central section between Carrara (near the mouth of the river Parmignola bordering Liguria) and the Gulf of Baratti; the Tyrrhenian Sea washes turn the southern coastal stretch between the promontory of Piombino and the mouth of Chiarone, which marks the border with Lazio.

Cypress of Abar-Kuh


Sarv-e Abar-Kuh (Persian: سرو ابرکوه‎, "cypress of Abar-Kuh"), also called the Zoroastrian Sarv, is a Cupressus sempervirens tree in Abarkuh in Yazd Province of Iran. It is protected by the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran as a national natural monument and is indeed a major tourist attraction with a height of 25 metres and circumference of 18 metres. It is estimated to be over four millennia old and is likely the second-oldest living thing in Asia.



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