Socotra Cucumber Tree (Dendrosicyos socotranus)

A very young individual that has survived the insatiable appetite of the goats – only because it growing where they cannot reach! If the plant is not poinsonous to the goats the species will be eaten to extinction, unless it can find safe havens on steep cliffs, like this one. slowly, but surely it will grow and one day become a mature giant!

Endemic.

Elevation: 139 meters.

Socotra Cucumber Tree (Dendrosicyos socotranus)

Socotra Cucumber Tree (Dendrosicyos socotranus)

Last updated on 17 February 2024