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Baobab (Adansonia rubrostipa) and its fruit, Ifaty region, Madagascar

© Jean-Philippe Delobelle / Biosphoto

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Image size: 5315x3543 pixels (17.7"x11.8" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2016-07-28

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The Adansonia rubrostipa is a small species that has a reddish trunk bottle shaped with spongy wood that retains a lot of water in anticipation of drought. Such as other species, ‘fony’ is threatened by bush fires and coal intensive production that destroys the dry deciduous forests.

Keywords

Area / Forest / Tropical forest / Deciduous dry forest

Flora / Malvales order / Bombacaceae family / Baobab (Adansonia sp) / Monkey-bread Tree (Adansonia fony)

July

Atmosphere / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky / blue sky

Species / IUCN Red List of Threatened Species / Low Risk (IUCN) LR / Near Threatened species (IUCN) NT

Species / Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) / CITES Appendix 2

Species / Reproduction / Scattering / Seed dissemination / Zoochory

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Branch

Species / Species particularity / Endemic

Aridity (Concept)

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Woody plant / Tree

Africa / Southern Africa / Madagascar

Shot / Low angle shot

Organism / Morphology / Morphology (botany) / Fruit (plant)

Individual / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Malvales / Bombacaceae / Adansonia

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