Welwitschia mirabilis:

  • Welwitschia mirabilis
  • Welwitschia mirabilis

Welwitschia mirabilis is a very curious relict gymnosperm with only a single pair of extremely wide, persistent adult leaves. Its barrel-shaped woody stem or crown (caudex) in the center is deeply imbedded in the ground and rooted by a very long tap root. It is a very long living plant and some specimens is assumed to be 1000 (or even more) years old.

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