Sobreiros (Cork Tree)

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Cork oak trees (Quercus Suber) near Mora, which removed the peel (cork), what happens in 9 of 9 years.

Are common in southern Portugal, the largest cork producer in the world.

(P) Sobreiros (Quercus Suber) perto de Mora, a que retiraram a cortiça, o que acontece de 9 em 9 anos.

São comuns no sul de Portugal, o maior produtor de cortiça do mundo.

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Comments (63)

other1_f on May 24, 2013

interesting fact about these trees. thanks for sharing. and a very nice picture, that I Like

Reiner Dörrenbach on June 1, 2013

Interesting image! like

Best wishes, Reiner

Fernando Costa on June 2, 2013

Bela Imagem da "nossa" árvore nacional. .GOSTO.. Saudações.

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    by Filipunes
    • Camera: Canon EOS 20D
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