The quiver trees (kokerbome) of Kenhardt are the living – and dying – witnesses to climate change in southern Africa’s arid areas.

Karoo Life I - The Quiver Trees of Kenhardt

The quiver trees (kokerbome) of Kenhardt are the living – and dying – witnesses to climate change in southern Africa’s arid areas.

#DailyEscape: Sunset over the quiver trees. Did you know that the quiver trees that grow in the #Namib are actually a type of aloe?

"Thunder Parade" by Hougaard Malan, Quiver Trees March afternoon on the Northern rim of the Fish River Canyon.

Nocturnal Trio by Mark Dumbleton - Photo 155106755 - 500px

Nocturnal Trio Processing Video Tutorials - Learn how I processed this imageThe milky way burns bright above a trio of Quiver Trees, standing tall.

The Quiver Tree ... As the world warms, many plants and animals are struggling to adapt

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The Quiver tree in Namibia and in the Northern Cape of South Africa thrives in desert and semi-desert climatic conditions. Known for its large succulent leaves and a water-storing system, the trees could contract in the north.

Quiver Trees in the Rocky Desert at Dusk, Keetmanshoop, Namibia

Quiver Trees in the Rocky Desert at Dusk, Keetmanshoop, Namibia

Quiver tree, Aloe dichotoma, Richtersveld National Park, South Africa

Giant tree aloes in morning fog, Aloe pillansii, Richtersveld National Park, South Africa

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