Vachellia pennivenia

Vachellia pennivenia

Elevation: 190 meters. Endemic. Vachellia…</p><hr class=

Euphorbia arbuscula

Euphorbia arbuscula

In the drier western Socotra in particular, Socotris grow this species as a means to feed their goats during the very harshest of droughts. It has a sinister…


Hibiscus quattenensis

Hibiscus quattenensis

The hibiscuses of Socotra are notoriosly difficult to identify as there are so much variation within each species, and between species very minute details that…


Commiphora planifrons

Commiphora planifrons

This species is found seemingly sporadic on Socotra, but for every tree there are countless prostrate and gnarly individuals that are doomed to eternal…


Chapmannia sericea

Chapmannia sericea

Elevation: 211 meters. Endemic. Chapmannia sericea


Hibiscus quattenensis

Hibiscus quattenensis

The hibiscuses of Socotra are notoriosly difficult to identify as there are so much variation within each species, and between species very minute details that…


Hibiscus quattenensis

Hibiscus quattenensis

The hibiscuses of Socotra are notoriosly difficult to identify as there are so much variation within each species, and between species very minute details that…


Euphorbia spiralis

Euphorbia spiralis

The growth of this individual is responding to dry conditions where much of the water comes in the form of fog and mist during the southwestern monsoon of the…


Euphorbia mtolohensis

Euphorbia mtolohensis

A newly described species (2013), and named after where on Socotra it was discovered - Jabal Mtoloh. This is in the central west Socotra. My observations are…


Euphorbia mtolohensis

Euphorbia mtolohensis

A newly described species (2013), and named after where on Socotra it was discovered - Jabal Mtoloh. This is in the central west Socotra. My observations are…