Paying respects at the cathedral

Cathedral Fig

Cathedral Fig

Cathedral Fig

Cathedral Fig

Cathedral Fig

Cathedral Fig

Cathedral Fig

Cathedral Fig

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A information board on the cathedral fig

All visitors to Far North Queensland should pay their respects to the cathedral fig. This magnificent tree is a cultural icon and is believed to be at least 500 years young. It is located at Danbulla State Forest.

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About David Tng

I am David Tng, a hedonistic botanizer who pursues plants with a fervour. I chase the opportunity to delve into various aspects of the study of plants. I have spent untold hours staring at mosses and allied plants, taking picture of pollen, culturing orchids in clean cabinets, counting tree rings, monitoring plant flowering times, etc. I am currently engrossed in the study of plant ecology (a grand excuse to see 'anything I can). Sometimes I think of myself as a shadow taxonomist, a sentimental ecologist, and a spiritual environmentalist - but at the very root of it all, a "plant whisperer"!
This entry was posted in Habitat - Rain forest, Iconic Plants, Lifeform - Trees & Shrubs, Moraceae (Fig family), Sacred Trees and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink.

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