Cacti can survive in the most extreme dry environments. They adapt to their surroundings in different manners to conserve water. Most species have lost their leaves and instead have thorns providing safety from herbivores and giving some shade.
The original image dates back to the 18th century and has been digitally restored to its former glory.
Printed with Japanese archival ink on a matte Hahnemühle paper in our own studio in rural Copenhagen, Denmark.
Design no. 7304.