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quiver tree, Kokerboomwoud

Keetmanshoop, Namibia, 1997

Categories: plants, trees

The Quiver Tree is so named because San (so-called Bushmen) hunters hollow out the branches to make quivers for storing their arrows. The trees do not quiver much in the wind.

"quiver tree, Kokerboomwoud", Keetmanshoop, Namibia, 1997