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
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.