- Grewia villosa, rough-leaved raisin / mallow raisin -

Sabiros is widely distributed throughout the tree and shrub savannah and on dolomite hills. It has sweet, yellow-orange, hairy berries. The ripe berries are collected and eaten or stored, but they yield very little pulp compared to other Grewia spp. berries. The berries are most plentiful from late April to early July, and many berries remain on the shrub well into the winter. Sabiros is also a favourite food of guinea fowls, bush pigs and many small, foraging animals.

Sabiros differs from other Grewia spp. in that the puckered leaves are almost round, to heart-shaped, and the berries are sparsely covered with long hairs.

Animals of the Hai||om

Many utensils and tools necessary for daily life were made out of animal material. Find a complete list of the animlas which were used by the Hai||om.


Plants of the Hai||om

The Hai||om know hundred of plants for many uses, for example as bush food, medicine and poison for their arrows.


Places of the Hai||om

Before the Hai||om had access to drilled boreholes, the hunter-gatherers were profoundly reliant on natural water sources, where they often erected their permanent settlements.

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