Welwitschia mirabilis

The photographic file of Giuseppe Mazza

2.000 years old specimen - Centenarian specimen with not yet frayed leaves - Ripe female cones

Ripe female cones - seeds - female cones - female cone with young Probergrothius sexpunctatus

Probergrothius sexpunctatus while pricking the female cones, and while mating close to a dead cone

Young specimen - Germinating seed - Male cones with a faint "flower"

© Giuseppe Mazza

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