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Tanqua Rock Fig (Tanquana prismatica)

Tanqua Rock Fig (Tanquana prismatica)

ice plant, Stomatium spec. , Aizoaceae, Richtersveld National Park

ice plant, Stomatium spec. , Aizoaceae, Richtersveld National Park

SUCCULENT KAROO | You, Me, & Biodiversity

SUCCULENT KAROO

SUCCULENT KAROO | You, Me, & Biodiversity

SUCCULENT KAROO | You, Me, & Biodiversity

SUCCULENT KAROO

SUCCULENT KAROO | You, Me, & Biodiversity

Picture of succulent belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. The seeds are contained in small capsules present at the apex of the branches.

Picture of succulent belonging to the family Euphorbiaceae. The seeds are contained in small capsules present at the apex of the branches.

With around 6,356 different species of plants, around 2,439 of them are endemic to this area. The Succulent Karoo has an extreme amount of endemism for such an arid region – this includes the most succulent flora in the world. The flowering time for this area is breathtaking… here you can take a look at the scenery and what this hotspot is really like:

SUCCULENT KAROO

With around 6,356 different species of plants, around 2,439 of them are endemic to this area. The Succulent Karoo has an extreme amount of endemism for such an arid region – this includes the most succulent flora in the world. The flowering time for this area is breathtaking… here you can take a look at the scenery and what this hotspot is really like:

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