Arboretum de ChËvreloup, 195 hectares, major arboretum located north of the Palace of Versailles, Rocquencourt, Yvelines, France, pictured on October 30, 2010, in the afternoon. The site forms part of the MusÈum National d'Histoire Naturelle and dates back to 1699. It contains about 15'000 specimens. Its tropical plant collection maintains about 5'000 species in greenhouses. The arboretum is organized in 3 major sections : systematic botany, the oldest plantations covering some 50 hectares ; geography, divided in 3 areas  (Europe, Asia and America, covering some 120 hectares and ornamental horticulture covering some 25 hectares. Picture by Manuel Cohen

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Arboretum de ChËvreloup, 195 hectares, major arboretum located north of the Palace of Versailles, Rocquencourt, Yvelines, France, pictured on October 30, 2010, in the afternoon. The site forms part of the MusÈum National d'Histoire Naturelle and dates back to 1699. It contains about 15'000 specimens. Its tropical plant collection maintains about 5'000 species in greenhouses. The arboretum is organized in 3 major sections : systematic botany, the oldest plantations covering some 50...
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