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Quiver Tree

Aloe dichotoma

Description:

Large species of aloe plant. About 3 meters in hight, but can grow larger. They are called 'quiver' trees after an ancient San bushmen practice: they hollow out the trees' upper branches to make quivers for their arrows.

Habitat:

Arid, mountainous or rocky areas.

Notes:

Photo taken in Naukluft National Park, Central Namibia.

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7 Comments

Annelies
Annelies 4 years ago

Thank you Antonio!

Beautiful ,congrats on the SOTD and thanks for sharing

Annelies
Annelies 4 years ago

Thank you triggsturner!

triggsturner
triggsturner 4 years ago

Well done on your SOTD Lizzie. Great looking plant!

Annelies
Annelies 4 years ago

That's awesome! Thank you Ashley! And thank you Pradeep!

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 4 years ago

Congratulations!

AshleyT
AshleyT 4 years ago

Congrats Lizzie, this unique Aloe has been chosen as Spotting of the Day!

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Annelies
Spotted by
Annelies

Erongo Region, Namibia

Spotted on Jul 29, 2016
Submitted on Aug 23, 2016

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