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Wild garlic harvesters back in court

The nutrient-filled soils of the shale and granite Renosterveld ecosystems in the Western Cape produce major plant communities unique to the Cape floral kingdom. It is this exclusivity of the plants that provoke indigenous healers to enter conservation areas to harvest the plants they were taught will heal and treat the sick. 

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Eunice Stoltz
Eunice Stoltz is a junior daily news reporter at the Mail & Guardian. She was previously a freelance journalist and a broadcaster at Maroela Media and Smile90.4FM.

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