Botany Photo of the Day Degenia velebitica

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Degenia velebitica (no common name in English) is endemic to rocky slopes and screes of Croatia’s Velebit and Kapela mountain ranges. It is a monotypic genus (containing only the one species), therefore the genus occurs nowhere else in the world. Most narrow-range endemics have some sort of conservation status because of the restricted geographical extent. […]

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