Species Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.)Skeels (Elephant-root)

Biological classification:
  • kingdom: Plantae
  • - phylum: Tracheophyta
  • -- class: Magnoliopsida
  • --- order: Fabales
  • ---- family: Fabaceae
  • ----- species: Elephantorrhiza elephantina
Characteristics:small shrub, up to 60cm tall, extended underground tuberous root system, annual stems, creamy-yellow racemes, turning brown with age, woody flat pods, roots edible
Countries:
BW
Botswana
NA
Namibia
ZA
South Africa
Ecoregions:
AT1309
Kalahari xeric savanna
Links:
References:Van der Walt and le Riche 1999: 101; Van Rooyen et al. 2001: 68
Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain
Source: http://media.eol.org/data_objects/19238057
Creator: Bart Wursten
Permission: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial License
Comments: Species: Elephantorrhiza elephantina (Burch.) Skeels Date: 2005-10-21 Location: Nr Odzani R. Bridge Habitat: Open area with shrubs
Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

Date: 2005-01-25
Place: Namibia, Omaheke, Pos 17
Creator: Christfried Naumann
Permission: Public Domain

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