witgat

witgat

(ˈvɪtxæt) or

witgatboom

n
(Plants) any tree of the South African genus Boscia
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There are also some trees such as the shepherd's tree or witgat (Boscia albitrunca), the camel thorn (Acacia erioloba), the umbrella thorn (A.
The dunes contain only sparse populations of grasses with long rhizomes and the occasional specimen of witgat (Boscia albitrunca, Capparidaceae), a small plant similar to the caper, but most of the space is occupied by very open grassy savannahs.