Inside Cunningham House, Botanic Gardens. Miss this lovely place :(

Inside Cunningham House, Botanic Gardens. Miss this lovely place :(

A rare tree of a type once snacked on by dinosaurs has been planted in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens to celebrate the gardens' 150th anniversary.    The Wollemi pine, a Jurassic-era species, was discovered in New South Wales in 1994. Fewer than 100 mature trees grow in the wild.    It is classified as critically endangered. Like its closest relative, the kauri, it belongs to the ancient Araucariaceae family of coniferous trees that flourished in the Jurassic and Cretaceous eras. (Jan…

A rare tree of a type once snacked on by dinosaurs has been planted in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens to celebrate the gardens' 150th anniversary. The Wollemi pine, a Jurassic-era species, was discovered in New South Wales in 1994. Fewer than 100 mature trees grow in the wild. It is classified as critically endangered. Like its closest relative, the kauri, it belongs to the ancient Araucariaceae family of coniferous trees that flourished in the Jurassic and Cretaceous eras. (Jan…

Christchurch Botanical Gardens, NZ

Christchurch Botanical Gardens, NZ

The Christchurch Botanic Gardens, enclosed by a loop of the Avon River, sit on the edge of Hagley Park in central Christchurch near the historic Arts Centre buildings.

The Christchurch Botanic Gardens, enclosed by a loop of the Avon River, sit on the edge of Hagley Park in central Christchurch near the historic Arts Centre buildings.

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