ANTARCTIC and SUBANTARCTIC Tundra
plants

The flora and plants of the Subantarctic grassland and tundra, including the megaherbs...

Ferns

Blechnum penna-marina (Falkland Islands/Malvinas)

Legumes

Ulex europaeus 'Gorse', (Falkland Islands/Malvinas).

Family Asphodelaceae

Bulbinella rossii, (Auckland Islands, New Zealand).

Family Ericaceae

Empetrum rubrum, 'Diddle-dee', (Falkland Islands/Malvinas).

Gaultheria pumila, 'Mountain-Berry',  (Falkland Islands/Malvinas).

Family Gentianaceae

Gentianella concinna, (Auckland Islands).

Family Asteraceae

Baccharis magellanica 'Christmas Bush', (Falkland Islands/Malvinas).

Family Apiaceae

Anisotome latifolia, (Auckland Islands, New Zealand)


Thinking of travelling again after everything settles down? One of the first expeditions I am booked to work on is the NZ sub-Antarctics with Silversea Expeditions and Australia with Coral Expeditions. And here is a shortened version of one of my lectures in a warmer part of the world.