Until a Great Basin bristlecone pine named Methuselah was the oldest tree on earth at a whopping Methuselah stands tall in the White Mountains of California, but no longer is it regarded as the oldest tree on the block, let alone world.
Monumental Portraits Of Ancient Trees Reveal Some Of Earth's Oldest Living Wonders
Rilke's Bayon. Siem Reap, Cambodia, 2007. Buddhist temples are straddled by the immense trunks of huge ficus trees whose serpentine roots pry apart the ancient stones in a desperate journey to find soil. From the book -- The Most Ancient and Magnificent Trees From Around the World
Baobab tree. They can store over 30,000 gallons of water in their trunks.