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Leadwoods

Leadwoods

Leadwood (Combretum imberbe) trees make great photographic subjects. They are extremely slow growing and form interesting shapes with their gnarled and twisted branches. The wood is very hard and heavy (it weighs 1200kg/cubic metre) and apparently the tree can remain standing for up to 100 years after it has died. The older specimens are over 1000 years old…

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