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Boscia foetida

Stinkbos (Afr) Smelly Shepherds Tree, Stinkbush (Eng)

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Album name:martheijnens / Flowers green/brown/inconspicuous
Keywords:Capparaceae / Bloem / groen / onopvallend / Boom
Photonumber, location and date:201013145, Namibiƫ/Keetmanshoop/Mesosauruspark, 13-04-2010
Habitat:In hot and very dry open bushveld, often on termite mounds.
Origin, remarks:The flowers spread a shit-like smell which attracts the flies that pollinate the plant. Occurs in Botswana, Zimbabwe and the drier parts of northern South Africa.
Filesize:155 KiB
Date added:Oct 28, 2012
Dimensions:1200 x 899 pixels
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