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- Meyer, M.A., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- South African journal of botany 2015 v.98 pp. 10-15
- Euphorbia; poisonous plants; soil sampling; triterpenoids
- ... The cause and maintenance of the fairy circle phenomenon of the Namibian pro-desert have not yet been satisfactorily explained. Several diverse hypotheses have been put forward, but none have universally been accepted. In the current study a possible link between the barren patches (fairy circles) of the Garub region (southern Namibian pro-desert) and Euphorbia gummifera was investigated, by deter ...