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Mount Kenya NP | Afroalpine vegetation
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Teleki Valley at approx. 4000 m asl. The giant inflorescence in the centre belongs to Lobelia telekii, the two inflorescences farther left to Lobelia deckenii ssp. keniensis. The giant groundsel with the stem (upper right side) represents the species Senecio keniodendron. These types of plants are characteristic for tropical high-mountain areas.

Monday 27 February 2006 by Martin Mergili in Africa / Kenya (2073 visits)