True facts and figures about various plant species.
Plants are the most precious thing we have. What secret lies in its diversity?
1- The largest tree in this world is Giant Sequoia, California, USA.
2- The highest tree, Sequoia Evergreen is also located in California, USA. Its height is 111 meter.
3- Narcissus flower is the most poisonous plant in the world.
4- The largest flower in this world is the Rafflesia, which is 90 cm in diameter.
5- The average age of grape tree is 300 years.
6- Raphia palm tree got the largest leaves; one leaf can grow up to 20 meters.
7- Gardenias are the most fragrant flowers in the world.
8- The fastest growing plant in the world is Bamboo; it can grow up to 90 cm per day.
9- Scientist believes that the oldest plants: algae exist on Earth at least 1 billion years.
10- The Pitcher plant is the most dangerous plant because it is a carnivorous plant, a meat eater.
11- The oldest species of plants growing in soil: Ginkgo biloba which grew on Earth millions of years ago and remembers the era of dinosaurs.
12- An average tree filter up to 40 pounds of pollutants from the air each year.
13- There are more than 375 000 plant species are discovered on the planet earth.
14- There are 250 000 species of flowering plants are found on the earth.
15- Sea got more plant species than dry land.