A soil of a type consisting mainly of sand, with little humus or clay, found typically in deserts and arid tropical regions.
- Soils are predominantly sandy, yellowish-red in colour and slightly acidic (5<ph<6); they are luvic arenosols according to the FAO classification.
- Medium to fine grained Kalahari sands, with gleyic arenosols in inundation-prone floodplain grassland areas.
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