The Ancient

The Beauty of Plants
The Ancient by Jennifer Guyton

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Photographer: Jennifer Guyton (see profile)
Competition: Competition 11
Category: The Beauty of Plants
Location: Swakopmund, Namibia


Endemic to the Namib Desert of Namibia and Angola, growing only two leaves during its entire lifetime, this Welwitschia mirabilis is one of the most ancient plant species on the planet; some individuals may be more than 2,000 years old.


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