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Nott, K. and Savage, M.J. 1985. Observations on the utilization of a dune succulent by Namib faunae. African Zoology, 20(4): 269-271


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Observations on the utilization of a dune succulent by Namib faunae.

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Trianthema hereroensis is one of the few plant species which persist during long dry periods in the Namib dunes. Direct and indirect utilization of this plant by Namib faunae, for food and shelter, were observed. Utilization of T. hereroensis by Oryx gazella resulted in vigorous regrowth which was preferentially utilized. The extent of utilization as well as the response of this plant to utilization, are discussed. Keywords: Namib, Namib faunae, Namib flora, Oryx gazella, Trianthema hereroensis.

Year: 1985

Type: Journal Article

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