Páramo El Ángel with frailejones
Giant rosette plants such as Espeletia hartwegiana are characteristic for the humid high-mountain ecosystems of the tropical Andes (páramo). Comparable growth forms have developed in the mountains of tropical Africa (e.g., Dendrosenecio keniodendron).
- giant rosette, high-mountain ecosystems, paramo, Zonobiome I
- Wednesday 11 July 2007 by Martin Mergili in South America / Ecuador (4272 visits)