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Unknown spotting

Description:

Found in a dune street in the Kalahari. About 25cm high.

Habitat:

Desert, soil might be salty due to location of nearby salt pans.



No species ID suggestions

5 Comments

C.Sydes
C.Sydes a year ago

how about a very stunted and probably continuously grazed Boscia albitrunca (Shepherd's Tree)

Marius Steyl
Marius Steyl 2 years ago

no unfortunately this is the only picture I took

ceherzog
ceherzog 2 years ago

Neat plant..

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 2 years ago

So cool! Did you get any other shots of it?

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Very cool! I'm going to take a guess and say it's a Euphorbia, though it's such a large family,that doesn't narrow it down too much. I have a friend at work who might know this, but I won't be back at home/work for another 7 weeks or more. I will try to remember it if no one can ID it by then.

Kgalagadi District, Botswana

Lat: -25.12, Long: 21.25

Spotted on Oct 9, 2007
Submitted on Jan 31, 2012

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