Camelthorn trees in the Auob riverbed

Camelthorn trees in the Auob riverbed

C020/8051 Rights Managed

Request low-res file

530 pixels on longest edge, unwatermarked

Request/Download high-res file

Uncompressed file size: 90.3MB

Downloadable file size: 8.2MB

Price image Pricing

Please login to use the price calculator


Caption: Camelthorn trees (Acacia erioloba). The common name of these deciduous trees comes from an Afrikaans word meaning "acacia of the giraffe". Camelthorns grow in sandy soils in African grassland and open spaces, reaching heights of around 17 metres. Their foliage is popular with browsing herbivores, particularly giraffes, as are their large, pod-like fruit. Camelthorn roots penetrate to depths of many metres in order to find water. Photographed in the Auob river bed, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, southern Africa.

Release details: Model release not required. Property release not required.

Keywords: acacia erioloba, africa, african, angiosperm, auob riverbed, botany, camelthorn, deciduous, drought, kalahari, kgalagadi transfrontier park, nature, plant, rain season, rainbow, savanna, savannah, scenery, seasonal, seasons, semi desert, sky, thunderstorm, tree

Licence fees: A licence fee will be charged for any media (low or high resolution) used in your project.