Also known as maidenhair-tree, the leaf shape and other vegetative organs are identical to fossils found in the United States, Europe and Greenland. The contemporary ginkgo is cultivated and does not exist anywhere in the wild state. Scientists think that native ginkgo was destroyed by glaciers that ultimately covered the whole Northern Hemisphere. Ancient Chinese records are surprisingly complete and describe the tree as ya-chio-tu , meaning a tree with leaves like a duck's foot.
|Ginkgo Fossil - British Columbia, Canada||An Old Ginkgo||Ginkgo Biloba||Planting Range of Ginkgo|
|Ginkgo Leaves||Ginkgo Fruit||Male Ginkgo||Moses Cone Ginkgo|
|Silhouette of Ginkgo Leaf|
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