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Acanthosicyos horridus

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Acanthosicyos horridus is an unusual melon that occurs only in Namibia; it is locally called naras or nara. [1]

15 relations: Acanthoproctus diadematus, Black-tailed tree rat, Cape short-eared gerbil, Common ostrich, Ephemerality, Four-striped grass mouse, Gemsbok, Hummock, Keystone species, Melon, Nama people, Namibia, Palaeochannel, Taproot, Tettigoniidae.

Acanthoproctus diadematus

Acanthoproctus diadematus (Namibia katydid) is an armoured katydid, bush-cricket, or ground cricket endemic to the Namib Desert of southern Africa, where it lives in the tall sand dunes along the Kuiseb River in Namib-Naukluft National Park.

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Black-tailed tree rat

The black-tailed tree rat (Thallomys nigricauda) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

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Cape short-eared gerbil

The Cape short-eared gerbil (Desmodillus auricularis) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

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Common ostrich

The ostrich or common ostrich (Struthio camelus) is either of two species of large flightless birds native to Africa, the only living member(s) of the genus Struthio, which is in the ratite family.

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Ephemerality

Ephemerality (from Greek εφήμερος – ephemeros, literally "lasting only one day") is the concept of things being transitory, existing only briefly.

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Four-striped grass mouse

The four-striped grass mouse or four-striped grass rat (Rhabdomys pumilio) is a species of rodent in the family Muridae.

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Gemsbok

The gemsbok, gemsbuck or South African oryx (Oryx gazella) is a large antelope in the genus Oryx.

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Hummock

A hummock is a small knoll or mound above ground.

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Keystone species

A keystone species is a species that has a disproportionately large effect on its environment relative to its abundance.

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Melon

A melon is any of various plants of the family Cucurbitaceae with sweet edible, fleshy fruit.

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Nama people

Nama (in older sources also called Namaqua) are an African ethnic group of South Africa, Namibia and Botswana.

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Namibia

Namibia, officially the Republic of Namibia (German:; Republiek van Namibië), is a country in southern Africa whose western border is the Atlantic Ocean.

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Palaeochannel

A palaeochannel, or paleochannel, is a remnant of an inactive river or stream channel that has been filled or buried by younger sediment.

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Taproot

A taproot is a large, central, and dominant root from which other roots sprout laterally.

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Tettigoniidae

Insects in the family Tettigoniidae are commonly called bush crickets (in the UK), katydids (in the USA), or long-horned grasshoppers (mostly obsolete).

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Redirects here:

!nara, Acanthosicyos horrida, Nara bush, Nara melon, Nara plant, ǃNara, ǃNara melon.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acanthosicyos_horridus

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