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Two Welwitschia Mirabilis In The Desert Near Swakopmund , Namibia . Welwitschia ...

Two Welwitschia Mirabilis In The Desert Near Swakopmund , Namibia . Welwitschia  ...

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Description: Two Welwitschia mirabilis in the desert near Swakopmund , Namibia . Welwitschia mirabilis is a unique plant whose two leaves keep growing , reaching sometimes 4m in length . They may live over a 1000 years and are endemic to the Namib desert , between Namibia and Angola . In its adaptation to such a dry environment , this plant absorbs moisture from dew that forms during the night .

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