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Photography of Homer L. Shantz

General view high grass

Contributor: 
The University of Arizona Herbarium
Creator: 
Homer Leroy Shantz
Description: 
Grass with taller trees, taken where blowout stopped train. Mahobo like tree and cotton leaf, two both in photo. ... a burst steam pipe holds us here almost half a day. It is the tree savanna type - grass about as tall as your head and trees 20 ft. or so. Mostly mahobo type, Brachystegia, Bauhinia, fine leaf acacia like, etc., with a good growth of grass and a few Alphia like Zingiberaceae, and legume. [Shantz travel journal, Jan. 31, 1920]
Format: 
image/jpeg
Language: 
English
Title: 
azu_shantz_19200131_37345_m
Created: 
1920-01-31
City: 
Malele
City Then: 
Malele
Continent: 
Africa
Country: 
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Country Then: 
Belgian Congo
Is this item in the public domain?: 
No