17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The mother tree of the Amazon
Samaúma is the mother tree if the Amazon. It is commonly found along the margin of the rivers. For a long time, its wood was appreciated to build boats and houses. The majestic crown makes this species easily recognized.
|Photo Location:||Almerin, Brazil|
|Camera:||Canon EOS 550D|
|Copyright:||© Eric Bastos Gorgens|