Metasequoia glyptostroboides

The Metasequoia glyptostroboides is one of the oldest living creatures of planet Earth.

The genus Metasequoia was first described in 1941 as a fossil of the Mesozoic Era, and none of the fossils discovered were less than 1.5 million years old.

Originally, it was considered extinct, but around 1943, living specimens were found in the province of Hubei, China.


  • : ƒ/8
  • : 8 September, 2007
  • : 200
  • : 1/1000s

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