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Fagus orientalis (oriental beech, Fagaceae)

 

 

F. orientalis, girth 536 cm. Rhododendron ponticum (pontic rhododendron) understory. Mtirala National Park, Georgia.
Small Castanea sativa (sweet chestnut, left centre). Rhododendron ponticum (pontic rhododendron) understory. Mtirala National Park, Georgia.
Some canopy tree and understory (bottom) species at upper elevations of Mtirala National Park, Georgia.
Dry stream bed. F. orientalis and Acer cappadocicum (Cappadocian maple, right centre, covered with climbers). Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve, Georgia.
Lower slope forest with F. orientalis and Castanea sativa (sweet chestnut, right, girth 396 cm). Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve, Georgia.
Forest on alluvial flat. Two F. orientalis in the foreground. In the background mainly Carpinus betulus (European hornbeam). Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve, Georgia.
27-metre Acer cappadocicum (Cappadocian maple) surrounded by F. orientalis. Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve, Georgia.
37.5-metre Acer velutinum (velvet maple). The other tall trees are also A. velutinum. F. orientalis foliage. Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve, Georgia.
Some tree species at lower elevations of Lagodekhi Strict Nature Reserve, Georgia. T. dasystyla subsp. caucasica = T. begoniifolia.