Kew in Namibia

Many of Namibia's 800 endemic plant species are used for medicines and agriculture.

By Dr Jonas Mueller

Distinctive Welwitschia plant in the desert with long dry strap like leaves

A huge diversity of habitats exists in Namibia with a large number of plants adapted to dry conditions. Discover the country's amazing flora:


Music by Namib Marimbas. Production by Jonathan Drori and Miguel Santana da Silva.

With thanks to:

The Government of Namibia
Namibia Film Commission, permit 10/2018
National Botanical Research Institute of Namibia
Herta Kolberg
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Municipality of Swakopmund

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