Ancient yews venerated by the Celts, Oaks already living when Cristóbal Colón discovered America, Sabinas where the Virgin appeared trees with history of Queens, loves and duels, Olmos that inspired Machado, Cela. Ultimately, whose history have been part of the lives of many people and trees which have now come to us as something magical.
They are creatures of fairy tales, specimens which have survived hundreds of years witnessing the passage of time and radical transformations in their environment.
Human beings have served us the trees and its many benefits, have grown up with them, under cover of his shadow, its wooden fruit and of their medicines. Now, the trees need of the human being, but also human beings need the trees. Just stop and look around and analyze our model of life, so quickly, technological and infernal. We need to “greening” our lives, learning from them and with them.
In Spain, there are still many survivors of the Mediterranean forest, many of them could provide shade and shelter to illustrious historical characters.
|Name||Age(Years)||Location||GPS||High(m)||Perimeter (m)||Diameter (m)|
|Fayona de Eiros||350||Eiros||Asturias||43° 15´23´´N||27,5||4,46||32|
|Pino de Hijar||220||Hijar||Teruel||41°10´41´´N||32||3,9||20,5|
|Enebro de Cantavieja||750||Cantavieja||Teruel||40°32´04´´N||9,5||3,85||7|
|Olea europea sylvestris||06°28´47´´O|
|Olivo||1400||La Vila Joiosa||Alicante||38°27´06´´N||7||9,35||8,7|