Giant Tree

A giant specimen near Kanchanaburi , Thailand, known locally as chamchuri-yak (จามจุรียักษ์). "Chamchuri" is the Thai name of the tree species, whereas "yak" is the Thai pronunciation of yaksha, a mythical demon, referring in this context to the monstrous size of the tree. There is the 100-year old giant monkey pod tree, 20-meter high from the top to the ground with 15-meter perimeter. Its bush is 25.87-meter wide, and the diameter of the shade is 51.75-meter long.

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