According to reliable sources and from various authentic statistics collected by many eminent environmentalists and conservation organizations, there are few rare species of the the Oldest Trees in our lovely planet, that’re truly the primitive symbols of life on earth.
1- Pinus longaeva, the Great Basin bristlecone pine, is native to the White Mountains of California in the United States.
2- More than 4,500 years old, Methuselah the ancient bristlecone pine is one of the oldest known non-clonal organism on Earth. Exact location is not known, still it is found in the White Mountains of California.
3. The President tree Giant Sequoia The President tree is located in the Giant Foresr of Sequoia National Park, California, The tree is believed to be at least 3,200 years old. It is not the tallest giant sequoia tree in the world with a height of about 247 feet (75 m), nor the widest at about 27 ft (8.2 m) in diameter at the base, but it is the third largest tree in the world, measured by volume of trunk.
4- The Sacred Jaya Siri Maha Bodhi in Anuradhapura is reckoned as the oldest surviving historical tree in the world. It was brought to Sri Lanka by the Theri Sangamitta, daughter of Emperor Asoka and was planted in the Mahameghavana Park in Anuradhapura in 249 BC by King Devanampiyatissa.
5- The Sisters or The Sisters Olive Trees of Noah are a grove of sixteen olive trees n the Lebanese town of Bcheale, They are probably at least 5,000 years old, perhaps 6,000 years old or older.
6- This incredible Llangernyw 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 is still growing.
7- Sarv-e Abarqu, also called the “Zoroastrian Sarv,” is a cypress tree in Yazd province, Iran. The tree is estimated to be at least 4,000 years old and, having lived through the dawn of human civilization not far away, it is considered an Iranian national monument. Many have noted that Sarv-e Abarqu is most likely the oldest living thing in Asia.
8- Fitzroya Cupressoides, a type of tall, skinny evergreen in the Andes Mountains, are some of the oldest trees in the world. Known commonly as the Alerce, many of these soaring evergreens have been logged in the last two hundred years, but scientists have been tracking and protecting one specific tree, which is thought to be more than 3,600 years old.
9- World’s Oldest Olive Tree in Crete, Greece is between 3,500 and 4,000 years old. It is located in the village of Ano Vouves. It is 15 ft. thick at the base. This ancient tree is visited by approximately 20,000 people each year and still bears delicious prized olives.
10- Jōmon Sugi is a large cryptomeria tree located on Yakushima, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in Japan. It is the oldest and largest of nearly 2,000-year-old-growth cryptomeria trees on the island, and is estimated to be between 2,170 and 7,200 years old.
There are also some other trees that are included in the estimates of the biologists being the oldest trees of the Lovely Planet, that’re truly the primitive symbols of life on earth.