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Dragon Blood 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. Prevalent in Yemen.

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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. Dracaena Cinnabari by Jan Vandorpe.

Oh my! Dragon’s Blood trees (Dracaena cinnabari) of the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean

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

Dragon Blood Tree, Socotra, Yemen. Dracaena cinnabari, the Socotra dragon tree or dragon blood tree, is native to the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean. It is so called due to the red sap that the trees produce. (V)

Dracaena cinnabari, the Socotra dragon tree or dragon blood tree, is native to the Socotra archipelago in the Indian Ocean. It is so called due to the red sap that the trees produce.

Socotra kind of looks like it was transported to Earth from a distant planet. The UFO-like dragon's blood trees are the island's most notable feature.

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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. Image Via: Divine Caroline

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80 Unreal Places You Thought Only Existed in Your Imagination: Dragon Trees, Yemen. Dragon Trees, Yemen On the Socotra island of Yemen, you'll find some odd and unreal-looking dragon blood trees. The name of the tree hails from its alarmingly red sap.

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Socotra Island, Yemen

Dracaena cinnabari, the Socotra Dragon Tree or Dragon Blood Tree, endemic on the island of Socotra, Yemen.

Dragon's blood trees are a distinctive and slow-growing species of dragon tree native to the Socotra archipelago off the horn of Africa. The famous red resin that gives it its name is exuded from the bark after wounding. The medicinal and colouring properties of this resin, and that from other dragon trees, was recorded by the ancient civilisations of Greece and Rome. It continues to be used in medicine, dyes, varnish and incense to this day.

One of the planet’s most isolated landforms of continental origin, the Socotra Archipelago, in the Indian Ocean off the Horn of Africa, has a unique and spectacular endemic flora: dragon;s blood tree

Dragonblood tree.  I know it seems pathetic, but seeing one in person was actually on my bucket list.  I won't apologize for it either!

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A group of Dragon Blood Trees.A group of Dragon Blood Trees. The famous red sap that could easily be

Marooned in the Indian Ocean, this isolated archipelago of four islands claims hundreds of unique species and is well known for its alien landscape. If you think te shape of this Dracaena cinnabari tree is weird, wait until you find out that its name translates to “dragon’s blood tree” thanks to its red sap, which is traditionally used as a dye.

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Dragon's blood from Daemonorops draco; the powdered resin is on the left and the dry resin is on the right

The Strange Dragon Blood Tree of Socotra Island

Dragon's blood from Daemonorops draco; the powdered resin is on the left and the dry resin is on the right

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