Meerkats between the Namaqualand flowers in Cape Town, South Africa
Quiver Tree - Namakwa, Namaqualand, South Africa
When was the last time you did something that took your breath away? Spring time in Namaqualand
West Coast Sandlillies growing against all odds in the drought of 2017
Kalkoentjies- some of the first blooms for the 2017 season.
Even after a terrible drought the spring flowers still wants to bloom! #westcoast #south-africa
Frutang-indigenous name given by the locals to this small pink flower.
Gouwsblomme and knoppies-opslag.
Gouwsblomme accompanied by knoppies-opslag early in the flower season close to the West Coast-South Africa
Our tour members enjoying the spectacular spring blooms. Info@namakwatoere.com
Pietsnot- indigenous name given to this small plant. Know for its slimy roots that small antelope digs out for a food source.
Snotrosie- the indigenous name given to this carnivores plant. Its not a photosynthetic plant, but traps insects on a sugary enzyme on its branches that digest the insect.
Looking forward to our flower season! It's the time of the year where seeds burst from their shell to bloom into a variety of over 3500 species. Namaqualand the flowering desert!
Namaqualand wildflowers, Namaqualand, South Africa, one of the world's largest wildflower blooms, Dimropotheca sp. Quiver tree, Aloe dichotoma
Namakwaland, Western Cape, South Africa.
Namaqualand wildflowers, Namaqualand, South Africa a One of the world's largest wildflower blooms Dimropotheca sp. Quiver tree Aloe dichotoma