Bald cypress is an iconic tree that epitomizes the southeastern USA for residents and visitors alike.
The Wollemi pine was known only from fossils until 1994 when it was found growing in a rainforest gorge in Australia.
Huon pine is a slow-growing Australian tree, some individuals of which are thought to be over 2,200 years old.
Giant by name and giant by nature, this huge Californian conifer is by volume the largest tree in the world.
The monkey puzzle was given its name by an observer who thought that monkeys wouldn't be able to climb the spiky branches.
Caribbean pine is an important timber tree, one variety of which is under threat from an introduced scale insect.
Highly valued for its edible seeds known as 'pine nuts', the stone pine has been cultivated in Europe for almost 2,000 years.
A densely branching evergreen that can live for centuries, the common yew is often found in British churchyards.