13 Rarest Trees Found the World
Wollemi Pine (Wollemia nobilis): The Wollemi Pine is considered a "living fossil" as it was thought to be extinct until its rediscovery in 1994 in the Wollemi National Park, Australia.
Monkey Puzzle Tree (Araucaria araucana): The Monkey Puzzle Tree is native to Chile and Argentina. It has a unique appearance with sharp, overlapping leaves.
Baobab Tree (Adansonia): Baobabs are iconic trees found in Africa, Madagascar, and Australia. They have stout trunks and can live for thousands of years.
Dragon's Blood Tree (Dracaena cinnabari): The Dragon's Blood Tree is native to Socotra, an archipelago in Yemen. Its unique umbrella-like shape and red resin known as "dragon's blood".
Corkscrew Tree (Davidia involucrata): The Corkscrew Tree, also known as the Handkerchief Tree, is native to China. It is named for its large white bracts that resemble handkerchiefs.
Kauri Tree (Agathis australis): Kauri Trees are native to New Zealand and are among the largest and longest-lived trees in the world. They are threatened by logging and habitat loss.
Judean Date Palm (Phoenix dactylifera): The Judean Date Palm is an ancient tree species that was once extinct but was revived from a 2,000-year-old seed found in Israel.
Yew Trees (Taxus baccata): Yew Trees are found across Europe, Asia, and North America. Some ancient yews are estimated to be thousands of years old. They are slow-growing.
Fitzroya (Fitzroya cupressoides): Fitzroya, also known as the Alerce tree, is native to the Andes Mountains in Chile and Argentina. It is one of the longest-living tree species.
Giant Sequoia (Sequoiadendron giganteum):They are massive trees found in California's Sierra Nevada mountains.They are not critically endangered.
Franklin Tree (Franklinia alatamaha): The Franklin Tree is an extinct-in-the-wild species known only from cultivation. It was discovered in Georgia, USA, in the 18th century.
Socotra Dragon Tree (Dracaena cinnabari): The Socotra Dragon Tree is endemic to the Socotra archipelago in Yemen.Its umbrella-like crown and red resin make it a unique and rare species.
Cypripedium californicum (California Lady's Slipper): The California Lady's Slipper is an endangered orchid species found in California, USA.