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Chuquiragua plant (Chuquiragua jussieui) in flower. This plant is located at 4000 metres, on Cotopaxi in the Andes, in a region known as the high paramo. Many species are endemic, found only in the shrublands and grasslands of this high mountain region. Photographed in Ecuador.
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