Welwitschia mirables

Fauna & Flora Index


Scientific Name: Welwitschia mirables
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Description: Found in the Namib Desert regions of Namiba and southern Angola. Two leaves only. a Jurassic era plant.
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Interesting Facts: The oldest recorded specimen is in Namibia near Swakopmund, and estimated to be around 2000 years old.