Desert Rose in savanna

Category: Nature

 

Photo and caption by Ritva Niemi

It is amazing when this pink flower appears in barren, dry land, in acacia land or in rocky places. Here the soil is red because of ferro oksides. Pregnant women eat it in many places to get minerals during the pregnancy. 14.9.2012

Location: Arusha - Dar es Salaam main road in Northern Tanzania

 

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