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Southern Africa Travel Guide

Quiver Tree


Country: South Africa & Namibia
Region: Richtersveld
This characteristic tree is in fact part of the aloe genus and owes its name to the fact that the San hunters used the wood to make quivers for their arrows. Also known by its Afrikaans name Kokerboom which has a similar meaning. Quiver trees are common in the Northern Cape and Namibia. Many can be seen in the Richtersveld National Park, which also home to the unique Halfmensboom - the semi-human tree.
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