Largest Diameter tree in the world

Arbol del Tule, originally uploaded by ehecatzin.

The "Arbol del Tule", a Montezuma cypress, is claimed to be the tree with the largest diameter in the world. At 11.62 meters its diameter is greater than that of the largest Sequoia tree. The Tule tree is located in Oaxaca, Mexico and is claimed to locals to be the largest tree in the world (by volume and tonnage) although this claim is not scientificaly proven. None the less it is a very impressive tree!

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