Socotra

Commonly known as the most alien place on Earth. A third of the plant species are not found anywhere else. How this island came to hold such a diversity of plant species is not known. An interesting tree from the island is called the Dragons Blood Tree (Dracaena cinnabari). It oozes a red liquid when cut givng it that name, it is not found anywhere else on earth. the island holds many other plant species, around 700 endemic.

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