Medium
Photo © c michael hogan, some rights reserved
ugab river (Google, OSM)
-21.1509719612, 13.681604809
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Description

This distinctive plant is an icon in the Namib Desert. This specimen measured over two metres in breadth.

desert
Apr. 17, 2012 16:56:40 -0700
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Welwitschia mirabilis - Photo (c) Andrea, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
c_michael_hogan's ID: Welwitschia mirabilis, a member of Vascular Plants (Superphylum Tracheophyta)
Posted by c_michael_hogan over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Welwitschia mirabilis - Photo (c) Andrea, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
loarie's ID: Welwitschia mirabilis, a member of Vascular Plants (Superphylum Tracheophyta)

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Posted by loarie over 2 years ago (Flag)
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Welwitschia mirabilis - Photo (c) Andrea, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
sea-kangaroo's ID: Welwitschia mirabilis, a member of Vascular Plants (Superphylum Tracheophyta)
Posted by sea-kangaroo about 2 years ago (Flag)
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Welwitschia mirabilis - Photo (c) Andrea, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
c_michael_hogan's ID: Welwitschia mirabilis, a member of Vascular Plants (Superphylum Tracheophyta)
Welwitschia mirabilis - Photo (c) Andrea, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC)
Community ID: Welwitschia mirabilis, a member of Vascular Plants (Superphylum Tracheophyta)
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