Araguaney tree Z

Araguaney tree

#history With the beautiful phrase “The Golden Spring of the Araguaneyes” Romulo Gallegos identified the arrival of spring in the plains and savannas of Venezuela. “In the flowering period, the whole field, all the roads, the entire homeland geography seems to pay tribute to the beauty of this tree that shines in the forest, along our paths, inside our homes, like a gold headband. The fact is that the Araguaney became an emblem of the Venezuelan people.

On May 29, 1948, the Araguaney National Tree was declared. The Araguaney is a native tree and its height ranges from 6 to 12 meters. Its trunk is straight, cylindrical and about 60 centimeters in diameter. Flowering occurs during the months of February to April, when it is completely devoid of leaves. The seeds are ripe at the start of the rains, which allows germination in a large number of seeds.