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frankincense tree

frankincense tree

Another glorious Socotri endemic specimen is the frankincense tree. Here deeply rooted on the edge of a rock. Highly sought for its aromatic resin, the frankincense was a source of huge wealth for South Arabian kingdoms since Ancient history.
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Photo prise le 25 janvier 2009 (© Alexbip / Flickr)

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 اليَمَن, سقطرى, yemen, jemen, socotra, soqotra, hoq cave, frankincense, tree, arabian, see, arabia felix

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