The ginkgo biloba tree is also known as the living fossil mainly because this is the sole living member of Ginkgoales family. The earliest fossils of this tree date as far back as 270 millions ago which pretty much puts the tree on earth on the same time as the existence of dinosaurs. The tree of ginkgo biloba was prominent all over Asia, Europe, and North America 144 million years ago during the Cretaceous period.
The different cataclysmic events in the world resulted to the reduced number of Ginkgo. Its decline might also be partly because of the extinction of …Read more