14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Giant lobelia, Rwenzori Mountains

Giant lobelia (Lobelia bequaertii) in Rwenzori Mountains National Park. "Rwenzori" means "rain maker," and the mountains here are among the wettest places on earth. The damp climate results in a range of unusual and beautiful flora.

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Date Taken: 06.2016
Date Uploaded: 10.2016
Photo Location: Rwenzori Mountains National Park, Uganda
Copyright: © Kyle Wehner