Behold the ultimate tree house! What: The Patient Gardener project using ten Japanese cherry trees Where: School campus in Milan, Italy Who: Designed by Swedish architects Visiondivision Why: A two-story treehouse study retreat for students. The vision: a
A Quiver Tree in Spitzkoppe, Namibia. Because bushmen use it's branches to make quivers, the aloe dichotoma, or kokerboom, is known as the quiver tree. It is a species of aloe indigenous to Southern Africa and parts of Southern Namibia.
Cucumber tree - found only on Socotra Island, Yemen. The island is very isolated and through the process of speciation, a third of its plant life is found nowhere else on the planet. It has been described as the most alien-looking place on Earth.