A distinctive feature of this species is their upward curving leaves, similar to A. asperiflora, A. claviflora and A. pachygaster. However, this is a much taller plant than the others mentioned. Usually restricted to regions from Rehoboth to Bethanie and just west of Helmeringhausen, another colony has been discovered as far south as the Tiras Mountains, north of Aus.
A. agenticauda may grow as individual plants or in clusters, with the 'silver-tailed' inflorescence expected to grow up to 1m. The large, shrubby plant has numerous small brown thorns. Flowering time is from late August to the end of September and this species is known to be able to withstand frost and cold. Smaller plants are often confused with A. pachygaster, which also occur in the Tiras Mountain region.
5, 3 or 2 Days - hiking trails in the Fish River Canyon. Hikers carry a day pack and additional luggage is transported to the overnight stops
4 Days - Guided hike on the Waterberg Plateau
3 or 4 Days - Absolutely brilliant! One of the best experiences in Namibia
3 Days - Excellent guided walking trail on the NamibRand private reserve (near Sossusvlei)
Several rustic log cabins in the Namib Desert which can only be reached via a short and informative guided hike
A day hike between two lodges on the very edge of the Namib Desert
The Rostock Ritz Lodge north of Sossusvlei (en-route to Swakopmund) has a variety of guided and un-guided hikes ranging in duration from an hour to an entire day
A lodge on the edge of the Namib Desert which offers exceptional hiking & walking