Cynanchum revoilii

Cynanchum revoilii

A very common species to mid-level elevations, but I have only occasionally encountered them in bloom like here. It has a strange looking fruit. Elevation: 72…


Caralluma socotrana

Caralluma socotrana

During my 14 day stay on Socotra I only found this plant with a seed pod. And in what an exquisite state! The pod has just opened, and the seeds are yet to be…


Caralluma socotrana

Caralluma socotrana

This plant is one of many interesting species I found in a very small area in a valley at 320 meters altitude. A river runs through on the valley floor,…


Caralluma socotrana

Caralluma socotrana

This plant is one of many interesting species I found in a very small area in a valley at 320 meters altitude. A river runs through on the valley floor,…


Caralluma socotrana UV

Caralluma socotrana UV

A mesmerizing flower in shape, texture and color which is almost completely dark in UV. Endemic.