This is an Oak tree. It stands proudly and firmly even in the face of the harshest environmental challenges.
In the Eastern world, the Oak represents nobility and independence. Shu Ting, a famous poet from Xiamen, once praised the Oak in one of his most well known poems.
In the Western world, The Oak is a symbol of power. It is the national tree in the United States. Over there, people show great respect towards the vitality of this sacred plant.