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Mount Kenya NP | Afroalpine vegetation
WI_ke094.jpg Mount Kenya NP  |  Lobelia telekiiThumbnailsMount Kenya NP  |  Giant groundsels and summit area

Teleki Valley, elevation: approx. 4000 m asl. The giant groundsels with stems represent the species Senecio keniodendron. The inflorescences in the right foreground belong to Lobelia deckenii ssp. keniensis (left centre). These types of plants are characteristic for tropical high-mountain areas.

Monday 27 February 2006 by Martin Mergili in Africa / Kenya (2730 visits)