The tallest pines are over 200 ft.
The tallest statures are on the plains in both Americas.
De Quatrefages, in a table giving the stature of different races of men,' puts the natives of Samoa and Tonga as the tallest people in the world.
The Arundo Donax, the tallest of European grasses, is largely grown for vine-stakes.
In a favourable soil and open situation it becomes the tallest and one of the stateliest of European trees, rising sometimes to a height of from 150 to 170 ft., the trunk attaining a diameter of from 5 to 6 ft.