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Ethiopian Giant Lobelia (Lobelia rhynchopetalum), forest near Mt. Silki. Giant Lobelias (family campanulaceae) are characteristic for the afro alpine and and afro montane ecosystems in the highlands of East Africa. They are adopted to high UV radiation and daily change of heat and frost. Africa, East Africa, Ethiopia, Simien Mts. NP

© Martin Zwick / Biosphoto

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Image size: 3744x5616 pixels (12.5"x18.7" @300dpi)

Shooting date : 2010-10-10

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Area / Mountain

Ambiance / Seasons / Tropical season / Dry Season

Flora / Campanulales order / Lobeliaceae family / Lobelia (Lobelia sp) / Giant Lobelia (Lobelia rhynchopetalum)

Species / Species particularity / Mountain Species


Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / UNESCO's World Heritage

Africa / East Africa / Horn of Africa / Ethiopia / Amhara Region / Simien (National Park)

Environment / Biodiversity management / Environment management / Environment protection / National park

Africa / East Africa / Horn of Africa / Ethiopia / Oromia Region / Bale Mountains (National Park)

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

Species / Species particularity / Endemic

Area / Forest

Aridity (Concept)

Species / Species particularity / Mountain plant

Ambiance / Chill

Shot / Overview

Enumeration / Group

Science / Meteorology / Meteorological phenomenon / Frost

Science / Meteorology / Meteorological phenomenon / Sky

Earth's crust / Landform / Plateau

Enumeration / Nobody

Latin keywords

Eukaryota / Archaeplastida / Chlorobionta / Embryophyta / Tracheophyta / Spermatophyta / Phanerogamae / Angiospermae / Dicotyledoneae / Campanulales / Lobeliaceae / Lobelia

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