Lupines/Lupinus, Mount Taulliraju, Tingopampa Valley, Huascaran NP, Peru.
Giant lupines (Lupinus weberbauerii) grow meter-tall flower stalks below snowy Mount Taulliraju (19,100 feet) in Tingopampa Valley, near Punta Union Pass, on the Santa Cruz Trek in Huascaran National Park, Peru, South America. Lupinus is a genus in the pea family (also called the legume, bean, or pulse family, scientific name Fabaceae or Leguminosae). UNESCO honored Huascaran National Park on the World Heritage List in 1985. Cordillera Blanca mountain range is in the Sierra Central of the Peruvian Andes. Published in Wilderness Travel 2002 and 2009 Catalog of Adventures. Published in "Light Travel: Photography on the Go" book by Tom Dempsey 2009, 2010.Add to Cart Add to Lightbox Download