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.

Tanqua Rock Fig (Tanquana prismatica)

Description: Low compact succulents with large, highly-succulent blunt leaves.

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

Richtersveld Cultural and Botanical Landscape (South Africa)

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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Euphorbia mauritanica and Tylecodon paniculatum in the south of the Succulent Karoo Biome.

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Plants in the Succulent Karoo have adapted to gain energy and nutrients from very dry conditions. Animals in this biome has also adapted to.

SUCCULENT KAROO | You, Me, & Biodiversity

SUCCULENT KAROO

SUCCULENT KAROO | You, Me, & Biodiversity

SUCCULENT KAROO | You, Me, & Biodiversity

SUCCULENT KAROO

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