A frankincense tree who was late the day the trees picked where they would live. http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

The lost world of Socotra; vultures, sharks and bleeding trees.

endrosicyos socotranus, the only tree species of the Cucurbitaceae family  Photo: Steve Scott, RBGE     #Socotra has a high diversity of Boswellia (Burseraceae) species; trees that produce frankincense or olibanum, an incense which has been traded for some 5000 years for use in religious ceremonies and medicine. http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

Socotra has many trees that produce frankincense, an incense used in religious ceremonies & medicine for yrs.

#Socotra island. http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

Socotra island//Socotra (Arabic: سُقُطْرَى Suquṭra), also spelled Soqotra, is an island and a small archipelago of four islands in the Arabian Sea. The territory is part of Yemen, .

#Socotra, #Yemen. One of the most isolated places on earth, with a huge number of plant species #endemic to the area. http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

Socotra Desert Rose or Bottle Tree (Adenium obesum socotranum) - Socotra, Yemen

"of dragon's blood trees"**. http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

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

@ Socotra Island, Yemen http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Socotra http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

Discover the Beauty of Socotra Island. The islands are famed for their diversity of plant species.

~~Dragon’s blood trees on #Dixam Plateau, #Socotra Island, #Yemen by anthony pappone photographer. http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

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

#Socotra Island, #Yemen #unesco http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

Socotra Island, Yemen (This just reminds me of that episode of Friends where Chandler has to go to Yemen to get away from Janice! And Joey didn't believe it was a real place!

Homhill, garden full of bottles and dragons blood trees, #Socotra #Island, Yemen ~ #UNESCO World Heritage Site.  Photo: anthony pappone photographer, via Flickr http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

Homhill, garden full of bottles and dragon's blood trees, Soqotra Island, UNESCO, yemen

The Dragon’s Blood Trees of Socotra, Yemen, whose resin has many uses for practitioner's of The Craft. http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

How to: Travel to Socotra Island, Yemen

Dragon Blood’s Tree 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

#Socotra Island, #Yemen http://reversehomesickness.com/asia/socotra-the-most-alien-place-on-earth/

A wild succulent plant, the Desert rose (Adenium obesum), on Socotra Island, Yemen.

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