The Baobab Tree in Queen’s Park, Bridgetown

April 2nd, 2010 - Author:
Image of   the Baobab tree in Queen's Park, Bridgetown

The Baobab tree (Adansonia digitata) is the largest and oldest tree in Barbados, standing 90 ft (28m) tall with a girth of 81 ft (25m). It is estimated to be over one thousand years old. It’s not a native species of Barbados, but originated from Guinea, West Africa. It’s believe that a seed from the Boabab tree floated across the Atlantic and grew on the edge of a lagoon. This area is now Queen’s Park in Bridgetown. The Boabab tree is also known as the “Monkey-bread tree”.

Barbados Attractions, “Baobab Trees”, Queen’s Park, Bridgetown, Barbados, Caribbean.

Category: Amazing

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Comment by Traveler
2010-04-02 14:43:58

Very huge and magnificent tree! One of any things, which you must see in Barbados.

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