Who doesn’t dream of a happening Kilimanjaro Expedition? You are going to cherish the vast African ecology, which has a hidden treasure of natural beauty. You will witness a large number of biological components while Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. There are some unique species of trees and plants, which you will not find anywhere. So let’s have a look at the unique plants found on the high altitudes of Kilimanjaro.
WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT TYPES OF FLOWERS SEEN DURING YOUR KILIMANJARO HIKE?
Climbing through the gigantic Kilimanjaro Trails will make you witness the five large ecosystems of the African forest. There is a huge unique number of plants and trees found during the Kilimanjaro Expedition.
The scientific name of this flower is Helichrysum meyeri-Johannis. These are very common flowers on the Kilimanjaro Trails. They are called everlasting because they can bloom year-round. These flowers have a yellowish-brown shade with lemon fragrance.
These flowers are a very delicate flower with a very unusual shape. These are found in the health ecological region of Kilimanjaro.
These flowers are from the African daisy family. The shrubs are slender and the branches are covered by the small leaves.
These are otherwise known as torch lily. This is a very showy plant. These are the member of the Liliaceae family. These are very bright orange-colored flowers.
You can find these on the Eastern African high altitudes, during your Mount Kilimanjaro Expedition. These bloom at a height of 12000 to 15000 feet. These trees grow up to 10 feet height and have a hollow stem. It covers its central core with the help of the leaves.
These are the small bushes having a mass of white flowers on it.
These are also known as blood lily. This is a spherical flower of having a radius of 9 inches. There are up to 200 florets in this spherical shaped flower, which is filled with poison. These poisons are used for poisoning arrows.
These are the giant groundsel found only on various Mount Kilimanjaro trails. These unusual plants inhabit the middle altitudes on the Shira Plateau and around Barranco Camp.
These are the group of grass species. These grass bushes provide home and food to various insects.
Old Man’s Beard
A genus of pale grayish-green hair-like structure grows on bark or twigs of the tree. The shrub-like hangs in clumps resemble hair. So its common name is the old man’s beard.
**Before going on an adventurous trip to Kilimanjaro, you must know WHICH ROUTE IS THE BEST FOR KILIMANJARO?
We recommend the best Route to Kilimanjaro Hiking Trails is Lemosho Route. It has an easier steep along with the splendid flora & fauna. So you can enjoy both adventurous lives along with framing the beautiful nature with the same Kilimanjaro Climb Cost.
Kilimanjaro Trails offer a treasure of a huge ecosystem. Diverse vegetation from different climate zones graces the slopes of Kilimanjaro. You will find some unique biological species in your Mount Kilimanjaro Expeditions. We at Jerry Tanzania Tours, understand our client’s need and try to give the most comfortable experience throughout the journey.
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