Conophytum truncatum in habitat

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Conophytum truncatum in habitat
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Image by Martin_Heigan
Conophytum truncatum and moss growing on rocky slopes in habitat. Ocean fog moves inland in the evenings, and this moisture sustains a wealth of succulent life in this harsh semi Desert region (Anysberg, Little / Succulent Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa, September 2006).

Martin

Administrator of:
Stapeliad & Asclepiad Group
All things beautiful in Nature Group
Succulent Treasures of the Desert Group
The World Up-Close (Nature Macro) Group

Huernia pillansii flower macro
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Image by Martin_Heigan
A macro photograph of a Huernia pillansii flower (from Calitzdorp, The Little Karoo, Western Cape, South Africa).

Martin

Administrator of:
Stapeliad & Asclepiad Group
All things beautiful in Nature Group
Succulent Treasures of the Desert Group
The World Up-Close (Nature Macro) Group

Greater Double-collared Sunbird
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Image by Martin_Heigan
A "Greater Double-collared Sunbird" male (Cinnyris afra) enjoying Aloe lutescens nectar on a beautiful warm sunny day (Winter, July 2007, South Africa).

Best viewed LARGE.

Martin

Administrator of:
Stapeliad & Asclepiad Group
All things beautiful in Nature Group
Succulent Treasures of the Desert Group
The World Up-Close (Nature Macro) Group

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