Adenium obesum, Socotra shoreline.

Around 700 species) is endemic to Socotra Island. Therefore, Socotra Island is considered to be the most alien place on Earth.

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Socotra's Amazing Trees

Cucumber tree, Socotra island (which features 700 rare species of trees & plants), somalia/yemen

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Socotra Island, which has been described as the Galapagos of the Indian Ocean as well as 'the most alien place on earth', has around 40,000 inhabitants  but is home to some of the world's rarest plants. The Socotra desert rose or bottle tree comes in many bizarre shapes and sizes

The bizarre plants of Socotra Island

Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Tree, adenium obesum sokotranum, Socotra island

Socotra: l'isola delle piante bizzarre

Strange plants of Socotra Island - the ever-strange and extremely rare Cucumber Tree (dendrosicyos socotranum) - and yes, it's related to what's sitting in a pickle jar in your fridge:

Ilhas Socotra

Essa ilha é tão exótica que você poderia jurar que ela não fica na Terra

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'Desert Rose (Wadi Fa Lang)' from "Island of the Dragon's Blood" series by American photographer Beth Moon. Shot on the island of Socotra. via the photographer's site

The Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Tree (Adenium obesum socotranum)

The Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Tree (Adenium obesum socotranum) in Yemen

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