Top 20 Strange Trees Around The World

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Mother earth is a very weird place sometimes. As it holds many strange things inside herself. Trees are one of them. Fossils of some old trees are the root knowledge about the earth. Some trees are as genetically old as Dinosaurs! Studying trees could reveal much more secrets about the earth.


These extraordinary trees grab a lot of visitors from different places around the earth for their attractive stories behind. You can expand your botanical knowledge and our guide to explore the beautiful and historic trees from all over the world.

Here is information about 20 strange trees that will force you to rethink about the concept of trees.

Here Are 20 Weird Shaped Trees

1. Number 1

1 Weird Shaped Trees

Bob Prison tree. Outside in Western Australia, there is an old bob prison tree with a whole of the small holding cell. This tree is 1500 years old and used to temporary holding destination for the prisoners before they taken into the destination.

2. Number 2

2 Weird Shaped Trees

Dragon’s Blood Tree has a long history of commercial use. This magnificent tree only can be seen on the island of Socotra, Yemen. This tree has an economic value from many years and this can only be seen in an area named “Dragons Blood”.Unless Major steps are taken this trees will get lost due to climate changing.

3. Number 3

3 Strange Trees Around The World

Ta Prohm is a very beautiful temple at Anchor complex in Cambodia. The temple has its long back history from a back then 15h century and with its trees too. If you do a visit for the anchor temple you must see the vast history and beauty of this tree.

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4. Number 4

4 Strange Trees Around The World

In Pacific Island, you can see this Rainbow Eucalyptus trees. These beautiful colors appear when the surface layer of bark falls down. A beautiful rainbow effect could be seen when the bark underneath starts off brown.

5. Number 5

5 Strange Trees Around The World

In El Sabinar, in La Dehesa, there is some strange type of old, wild juniper trees. These have been blown to this specific shape by the trade winds. This looks like the tree’s knots of wood were anchored to the ground. It can remind always the theme of fighting for survival.

6. Number 6

6 Strange Trees

Niccolo Bonfadinin is a photographer who travels all over the world for beautiful landscapes. During winter the photographer captured this stunning photo in the Arctic, covered with snow and looked like a ghost tree what is standing alone in the ice burg.

7. Number 7

7 Strange Trees

Madagascar is known for its strange, beautiful, alien groves of giant baobabs. In the west of the country, you can find them between the road of Morondava and Belon’i Tsiribihina. These trees are claimed to 6000 years of age!

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Socotra Island is an alien-looking place on the earth and the credit goes to Dragon’s Blood tree. The location is in Yemen’s Gulf of Aden contains 800 rare species of plants. This place is A UNESCO World Heritage Site for its outstanding shapes and trees.

9. Number 9

9 Strange Trees

10. Number 10

You could not say this creepy but of course dangerous and it will heat you like this. There are many trees like this in a different place which is covering a huge place in the world. You can see this beauty but sometimes from a safe distance.

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10 Strange Trees

On April 24, 1873, Some Banyan trees were planted in Hawaii, the United States and this was a mark of America’s 50th Protestant Mission. The place is in historical Lahaina city which is the capital city of Hawaii. Some people think the trees have grown together and raised up like this.

11. Number 11

11Strange Trees

The Tree Troll. Kim Grahan began her art career as a painter but after the ’80s she moved in sculpture and has done many beautiful creatures in America. This 12 feet long troll tree was her one of the finest creatures with the help of volunteers which made with completely non-toxic materials.

12. Number 12

12 Strange Trees

Trees are one of the most beautiful creatures that we can observe, feel, and see on our daily surroundings. A tree can grow almost in every shape as you plant it in a perfect place and it’s getting great weather beyond its root.

13. Number 13

13 Strange Trees

Frankincense is a type of bush tree and can see in the Red Sea and known as the oldest perfume in the world. The Boswellia Carterii tree is the most famous Frankincense tree and uses for perfumery. The leaves of this tree should be collected from Somalia.

14. Number 14

14 Strange Trees

Circus trees are an amazing example of peoples’ patience and a beautiful imagination of mankind. It’s a different type of botanical attraction for tourists all over the world and getting huge popularity as days are passing by.

15. Number 15

15 Strange Trees Around The World

Chêne Chapelle is an old tree, located in France. There is a confusion about the age of this tree, but it is assumed that this tree is almost 800-1200 years old. During its 500 the tree was struck by lightning and the resulting fire burned slowly through the center and hollowed the tree out.

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16. Number 16

16 Strange Trees Around The World

EUREKA, Calif. Its a highway named Redwood. This is a private place to feel the ride under the tree circumstance and they charge a nominal fee to give this adventure. There are three trees on this highway accordingly Shrine Tree, Chandelier Tree, and Klamath Tree.

17. Number 17

17 Strange Trees Around The World

Couroupita guianensis is commonly known as the cannonball tree and Nageshwar in Bengali. The huge looking fruit is considered as a medicine of various diseases. You can see this tree in almost every country expect artic.

18. Number 18

18 Strange Trees Around The World

The face on trees is one of the beautiful artworks. You can see this at various kinds of places all over the world. In many famous popular botanical nowadays are collecting these amazing trees to grab public attractions and visitors.

19. Number 19

19 Strange Trees Around The World

The balle’tree’na. What is the first thing that comes on your mind after seeing this tree? Is not it look like the ballerina is stocked with a root and leaves on her head? No, Its just a tree and these particular trees are called “Trees look like people”

20. Number 20

20 Strange Trees Around The World

The Bottle Tree. This tree produces a watery latex that is very toxic and used by local populations as arrow poison to hunt. Indirect contact with eyes, this can cause blindness. So be careful when you are visiting this beautiful toxic tree!

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I am from Chicago by birth and by choice, I am happy to be on the road exploring new destinations, especially in February, often the coldest of the winter months of the city. I have bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism, and I've spent much of my career in news working for The Associated Press and Chicago Tribune. Over the past decade, I have focused on exploring the world as a writer and independent travel photographer. Highlights include tracking and photographing wild animals in Kenya, documenting monarch butterflies hibernates on a mountain in Mexico and spending a night in a tent in the Sahara desert.

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