These moderate climates house biodiverse flora and ancient lineages of plants.
Deserts cover one-third of the Earth’s land surface.
Just at the edge of the true deserts are places that get a bit more rainfall.
Sub-Tropical regions are found at slightly higher latitude from the more moderate climates in the tropics.
Tropical regions, around the equator, can be both wet and dry.
The notoriously noxious plant, native to Sumatra’s equatorial rain forests, makes a big impression reaching up to six feet tall and emitting a scent often likened to “rotting meat.”
- Species Impatiens