Platanus orientalis in Uzbekistan

This is allegedly the oldest tree in Uzbekistan – Platanus orientalis, in Uzbek language – chinar, or else – chinor. The plane tree is several hundred years old, some say that Alexander the Great had a rest under its crown. The ancient plane tree grows at the bazaar in an Uzbek town called Vodil, that is located near the southern Uzbek-Kyrgyz frontier.


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