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The Quiver Tree Forest (Kokerboom Woud in Afrikaans) is a forest and a well-known tourist attraction of southern Namibia. It is located about 14 km north of Keetmanshoop.
It comprises about 250 specimens of Aloe Dichotoma, a species of aloe that is also locally known as "quiver tree" (Afrikaans: kokerboom) because bushmen use its branches to make quivers. The forest is spontaneous; the tallest quiver trees are two to three centuries old. The forest was declared a national monument of Namibia.

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  • Copyright: Kris Verhoeven (verswe) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 61 W: 3 N: 1206] (7330)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2012-11-19
  • Categories: Nature
  • Camera: Nikon P7100
  • Exposure: f/4.5, 1/2000 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2013-02-26 12:11
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