Ginkgo (Ginkgo biloba; in Cheenese an Japanese 銀杏, pinyin romanization: yín xìng, Hepburn romanisation: ichō or ginnan), spelt gingko an aa [2] an cried the maidenhair tree an aa, is a unique species o tree wi na close livin relatives. The ginkgo is a livin fossil, recognisably similar tae fossils datin back 270 million years. Native tae Cheenae,[3] the tree is widely cultivatit an wis introduced early tae human history. It haes various uises in tradeetional medicine an as a fuid.

Ginkgo biloba
Matur tree
Scientific classification e
Kinrick: Plantae
Diveesion: Ginkgophyta
Cless: Ginkgoopsida
Order: Ginkgoales
Faimily: Ginkgoaceae
Genus: Ginkgo
Species: G. biloba
Binomial name
Ginkgo biloba
Ginkgo leaves in simmer


  1. Sun (1998). 'Ginkgo biloba'. 2006. IUCN Red Leet o Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 11 May 2006. Listed as Endangered (EN B1+2c v2.3)
  2. "Gingko". Retrieved 28 Mairch 2013.
  3. ginkgo

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