Ceiba The National Tree of Guatemala

The ceiba tree is the national tree of Guatemala. According the ancient Mayan religion it was the symbol of the sacred world-tree. This particular one here in Tikal is covered with epiphytes, plants are sometimes called "air plants" because they do not root in soil.

Copyright: Jan Vrsinsky
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 9324x4662
Uploaded: 13/04/2009
Updated: 30/05/2014


Tags: ceiba; guatemala; handheld; panorama; spherical; tikal; tree
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