spekboom


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spekboom

(ˈspekˌbəʊm)
n
(Plants) a South African shrub
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A group of adults plodded off to munch at spekboom bushes, whose leaves are said to taste like bacon.
These, however, vary greatly in plant composition from forest to mixed woody thicket, spekboom thicket (Portulacaria afra Jacq.), Aloe--Euphorbia dominated scrub and, at higher altitudes, shrubby rock outcrops in more open Karoo escarpment grassland.