- Also known as boab, boaboa, bottle tree and upside-down tree
- Can be up to 800 years old
- Reaching heights of 98 feet (30 m)
- Diameters reaching up to 36 feet (11 m)
Avenue of the Baobabs
The Avenue of the Baobabs, also known as the Alley of Baobabs, is located in Madagascar but the tree may be experienced in several other parts of Africa. The largest baobab trees are considered to be in South Africa. These trees are reported to have a circumference of 160 feet (50 m).
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