SUBALPINE WONDERLAND

MYRTLE BEECH

NOTHOFAGUS CUNNINGHAMII;

KING BILLY PINE

ATHROTAXIS SELAGINOIDES;

PANDANI

RICHEA PANDANIFOLIA

The subalpine and alpine regions of Tasmania host a stunning variety of endemic vegetation. Emerging from the rising mist are a stunted myrtle beech (Nothofagus cunninghamii), King Billy pine (Athrotaxis selaginoides), and a number of the almost tropical-looking pandani (Richea pandanifolia).

South West National Park, Tasmania

Nikon D800, Nikon 16–35mm f/4 lens at 20mm, 1/4, f/16, ISO 100, tripod 

by Nick Monk