Ferns in the heart of the Laurisylve de La Palma, in the Canaries. Macaronesian laurels are relics of a type of humid subtropical vegetation that originally covered most of the Mediterranean Basin and Macaronesia when the region's climate was warmer and wetter, during much of the Tertiary era . They are present in very humid areas subject to trade winds, causing a "horizontal rain" of nearly 1500 mm / year and are dominated by lauraceae, ferns and mosses.
Jean-Philippe Delobelle / Biosphoto
View author's portfolio
JPEG bitmap image
Image size: 8256x5504 pixels (27.5"x18.3" @300dpi)
Shooting date : 2019-10-27