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By Luis Borja, photo taken on June 2009 in Tejina, Canary Islands

This very unusual bloom is a Pelican Flower (Aristolochia gigantea) - It's an amazing tropical climber that has large, heart-shaped leaves and unique flowers of ivory veining against a burgundy velvet background. The left is the top side and the right is the bottom.

This very unusual bloom is a Pelican Flower (Aristolochia gigantea) - It's an amazing tropical climber that has large, heart-shaped leaves and unique flowers of ivory veining against a burgundy velvet background. The left is the top side and the right is the bottom.

Dragon's Blood trees on Socotra islands, Yemen, 'bleed' red sap

Dragon’s blood trees on Dixam Plateau, Socotra Island, Yemen by anthony pappone photographer

The Ancient Dragon Tree of Icod de Los Vinos, Tenerife | Spain (by Lano Ling)

The ancient Dragon Tree of Icod de los Vinos, Tenerife, Spain (by Lano Ling). - This is in fact Tenerife on the Canary Islands

A Tree That Bleeds Red Sap: The Dragon’s Blood Tree.  The Dragon’s Blood tree (Dracaena Cinnabari) is a rare type of tree originating in Socotra archipelago, a small group of four islands in the Indian Ocean. The limestone of Socotra's interior plains formed when ancient seas covered the land.

Fractals in Nature- Dracaena cinnabari, the Socotra Dragon Tree or Dragon Blood Tree, is a Dragon Tree native to the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean. It is so called due to the red sap that the trees produce.

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