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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.

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5 Comments

C.Sydes
C.Sydes 8 years ago

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

Marius Steyl
Marius Steyl 9 years ago

no unfortunately this is the only picture I took

ceherzog
ceherzog 9 years ago

Neat plant..

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 9 years ago

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

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 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.

Marius Steyl
Spotted by
Marius Steyl

Kgalagadi District, Botswana

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

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