Umdaus is the Nama name of a hilly, very succulent rich area in the Richtersveld. Plants like Pachypodium namaquanum, Hoodia gordonia,
Hoodia alstonii, Aloe gariepensis, several species of Conophytum and many others may occur here.
Umdaus Press specialises in the publication of fine books on natural history of
Southern Africa and environs with emphasis on succulent plants