The Alerce is a common name for Fitzroya cupressoides, a towering tree species native to the Andes mountains.To date, the oldest known living specimen is 3,646 years old and is appropriately called Grand Abuelo.
|This incredible yew resides in a small churchyard of St. Dygain's Church in Llangernyw village, north Wales. About 4,000 years old, the Llangernyw Yew was planted sometime in the prehistoric Bronze Age — and it's still growing!|
|Until 2013, Methuselah, an ancient bristlecone pine was the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. While Methuselah still stands as of 2016 at the ripe old age of 4,848 in the White Mountains of California, in Inyo National Forest|