What is this Richtersveld Plant?

Glistening like some delectable sugary surprise. I’m not sure of the name of this particular plant, but then so rare and endemic are the flora species of the Richtersveld that not many others know either. The climate here is harsh. Summer temps soar to 60 degrees (Celsius). Nights are cool and bring with them heavy dew and it’s this unique climate that has fostered such a unique ecosystem.

Stay tuned for more photo dispatches throughout this week from a recent 4 day, 150km trail running shoot in the Ai Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.


One Response to What is this Richtersveld Plant?

  1. Lorraine Solomon June 22, 2014 at 11:22 am #

    I think it is Mesembryanthemum guerichianum – http://www.aridexperiences.com/#!ai-ais-richtersveld-transfrontier-park/csfa

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