Tree of Heaven

Ailanthus altissima

Summary 2

Ailanthus altissima /eɪˈlænθəs ælˈtɪsɨmə/, commonly known as tree of heaven, ailanthus, or in Standard Chinese as chouchun (Chinese: 臭椿; pinyin: chòuchūn; literally "foul smelling tree"), is a deciduous tree in the Simaroubaceae family. It is native to both northeast and central China and Taiwan. Unlike other members of the genus Ailanthus, it is found in temperate climates rather than the tropics. The tree grows rapidly and is capable of reaching heights of 15 metres (49 ft) in...

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  1. (c) Martin LaBar, alguns direitos reservados (CC BY-NC), http://www.flickr.com/photos/32454422@N00/2978947469
  2. (c) Wikipedia, alguns direitos reservados (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ailanthus_altissima

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