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7 June 2022

Out with the old (and dead), in with the new.

The palm tree that stood in the round-about in front of the Mexican stock exchange died at… what for Canarian palm trees… is the perfectly respectable age of 100 or so. It’s been replaced by a relatively youngster… a 20 year old ahueheute (a-who-WHA-tay), aka “Montezuma Cypress”, aka “Taxodium mucronatum” that should be around for a while… they live somewhere between 800 and 1500 years.

Left: Ahuehuete. Right: the palm before it came down.

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