Tule tree

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Noun1.Tule tree - Mexico's most famous treeTule tree - Mexico's most famous tree; a giant specimen of Montezuma cypress more than 2,000 years old with a girth of 165 feet at Santa Maria del Tule; "some say the Tule tree is the world's largest single biomass"
Mexico, United Mexican States - a republic in southern North America; became independent from Spain in 1810
Mexican swamp cypress, Montezuma cypress, Taxodium mucronatum - cypress of river valleys of Mexican highlands
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The tule tree (Taxodium mucronatum) found outside the city of Oaxaca, Mexico, and as shown in Figure 8-1, is believed to have the world's largest trunk circumference (42 m).
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