Kalahari ground tuber is very important in our lives. It is known for many purposes and used in such a way that it helps the San people. It has three purposes:

  1. One is that it is used for food.
  2. It is also used for water purpose and
  3. Finally for medicine.

Some other parts of the plant are reburied so that it can grow again and be resourceful to others. We respect the plant for life giving purposes.

Freshly dug tuber. Sometimes known as the water plant.