Plant Wonders of the Kalahari Desert

Most of Alicia Simcox’s young life was spent traveling and now she records her time exploring the nature in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the Kalahari Desert.

During the author's time in Johannesburg, South Africa, and the Kalahari Desert, she found the spikey gemsbock cucumber (Acanthosicyos naudinianus),the boroboloho (Coccinia sessilifolia), Devil's Claw (Harpagophytum procumbens), the "diet plant" (Hoodia Gordonii), and more.
Photo courtesy Jason Piper