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Mount Kenya NP | Giant groundsels and summit area
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Mackinder's Camp, Teleki Valley, elevation: approx. 4200 m asl. The giant groundsels with stems represent the species Senecio keniodendron. This type of plants is characteristic for tropical high-mountain areas. The summit area of Mt. Kenya with Batian (5199 m) and Nelion (5188 m) appears in the background.

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Tuesday 28 February 2006 by Martin Mergili in Africa / Kenya (2171 visits)