Scientific Name: Acacia exuvialis
Common names: Flaky thorn Acacia
Description: Very thorny small bush tree with tiny leaves, that could grow up to 4 meters. Commonly found in the semi-desert and dry regions of Namibia and Botswana.
Medical uses: Non known.
Nutritive uses: Has little value as food for animals, due to tiny leaves and lots of thorns.
Interesting Facts: Termites often build their mounts around the trunk of this tree, or harvest the leaves and bark.
Credits: Christian Fourie.