Plant uses by the Topnaar of the Kuiseb Valley Namib Desert

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Patrick Van Damme

Veerle van Den Eynden

Patrick Vernemmen

Published Nov 12, 1992


The Kuiseb Topnaar use some 50 different plants for food, woodfuel, cosmetics, as drugs, for construction, . . . . The different plants are presented here and their uses discussed and compared to uses in other settings.

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