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ソコトラ島 - イエメン (Socotra - Yemen) mysterious!
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Socotra is a small Yemeni archipelago of four islands and islets in the Indian Ocean off the coast of the Horn of Africa, about 350 kilometers south of the Arabian peninsula. Socotra is one of

Strange plants of Socotra Island. TIL that, "due to its isolation, a third of the plant life on the island of Socotra (Yemen) is found nowhere else on the planet. It has been described as "most alien-looking place on Earth".

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Socotra Island, which is part of a group of four islands, has been geographically isolated from mainland Africa for the last 6 or 7 million years. The name Socotra is derived from a Sanskrit name, meaning "The Island of Bliss"

ソコトラ島 - イエメン (Socotra - Yemen) mysterious!

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Socotra Island, Republic of Yemen -Dragon's Blood Tree grows here which produces red sap

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The Mysterious Socotra Island - Most Alien Place on Earth!

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Socotra Island in the Indian Ocean - Very unusual

the Desert Rose (adenium obesium) which looks like nothing so much as a blooming elephant leg

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Socotra: The Island of Strange Plants
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Bottle Tree or Desert Rose, endemic to Socotra Island, Yemen

The Socotra desert rose or Bottle tree (Adenium obesum socotranum), a succulent tree often seen growing out from vertical rocks.

Desert Rose (adenium obesium) which looks like nothing so much as a blooming elephant leg.

Desert Rose: Strange plants of Socotra Island. They form a caudex, or a fat, succulent base/trunk/root. This swollen root or stem is used for water or food storage, allowing the plant long periods of survival without water or other forms of nutrition.

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Socotra Island has the most unique trees, birds, and spiders on Earth.
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endrosicyos socotranus, the only tree species of the Cucurbitaceae family Photo: Steve Scott, RBGE Socotra has a high diversity of Boswellia (Burseraceae) species; trees that produce frankincense or olibanum, an incense which has been traded for some 5000 years for use in religious ceremonies and medicine
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Endrosicyos socotranus: only tree species of Cucurbitaceae family

endrosicyos socotranus, the only tree species of the Cucurbitaceae family Photo: Steve Scott, RBGE Socotra has a high diversity of Boswellia (Burseraceae) species; trees that produce frankincense or olibanum, an incense which has been traded for some 5000 years for use in religious ceremonies and medicine

endrosicyos socotranus, the only tree species of the Cucurbitaceae family  Photo: Steve Scott, RBGE     Socotra has a high diversity of Boswellia (Burseraceae) species; trees that produce frankincense or olibanum, an incense which has been traded for some 5000 years for use in religious ceremonies and medicine
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Йемен, архипелаг Сокотра (Socotra). Природный бассейн в каньоне. Фототур 2010
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