100-year-old Thabyay (Eugenia), three Kanyin (Dipterocarpus alatus) trees discovered in Myanaung Tsp

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The Forest Department of
Myanaung Township in Myanaung District of Ayeyawady Region discovered one Thabyay (Eugenia) and three Kanyin (wood-oil) trees which are about 100 years old and the department put them on rare tree lists to be conserved.
The 100-year-old Thabyay (Eugenia) was found in the No 46 Hmyinwa Hill forest reserve in Myanaung on 26-1-2021, and it is 22 feet and eight inches in girth and about 100 feet in height. The people can study the tree after a half-a-mile walk west from Pathein-Monywa road milepost 78/2.
The 100-year-old Kanyin — wood-oil — tree was found in the compound of Latpankwin Village resident U Tin Myint in Myanaung Township on 26-1-2021. The tree is 21 feet and five inches in girth and about 100 feet in height. It can be reached about a four-mile walk along Nyaungchayhtauk-Inpin inter-village road from the Pathein-Monywa road milepost 75/0.
Another 100-year-old two Kanyin trees were found in the compound of Satthwarchaung Village resident Daw Htway in Myanaung Township on 27-1-2021. The girth of the trees is 12 feet and 17 feet respectively and the height is about 100 feet respectively. The trees are located about 1.5 miles from Myanaung-Hinthada road milepost 49/2.
The Forest Department will conserve these trees, according to Staff Officer U Than Htay. — Win Bo (Myanaung-IPRD)/KTZH

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