Fauna & Flora Index
Salvadora Persica Berries of the Salvadora Persica

Scientific Name: Salvadora Persica
Common names: Khori bos.
Description: Ever green scrub found in the Damaraland region of Namibia. Can grow up to 3 meters high, and have small reddish-black berries.
Medical uses:
Superstition uses:
Nutritive uses: Locals make a very potent  beer from it.
Other uses: The desert elephants of Damaraland love the succulent leaves, and also some-times go right into the bush for shade.
Interesting Facts: The local Damara people call this the Khori bush, and the village of Khorixas is named after it.