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Ginkgo Leaf

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Ginkgo biloba, commonly known as ginkgo or gingko (both pronounced /ˈɡɪŋkoʊ/), also known as the ginkgo tree or the maidenhair tree, is the only living species in the division Ginkgophyta, all others being extinct. It is found in fossils dating back 270 million years. Native to China, the tree is widely cultivated and was introduced early to human history. It has various uses in traditional medicine and as a source of food. The genus name Ginkgo is regarded as a misspelling of the Japanese.. more

Similar species: Ginkgos
Species identified by sgambini
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Uploaded Jan 12, 2015. Captured Nov 1, 2014 00:31 in 55 West Upper Wacker Drive, Chicago, IL 60601, USA.
  • NIKON D3100
  • f/9.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO400
  • 55mm