Ceiba The National Tree of Guatemala
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Ceiba The National Tree of Guatemala

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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.

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