Desert Flora

Mysterious disease in the Zygophyllum in the desert

A mysterious disease is killing hundreds of Zygophyllum flora in the desert

Zygophyllum qatarense synonym Tetraena qatarensis (Haram in Arabic) is important flora of the desert ecosystem Tetraena (Zygophullum) is one the of most important flora in the desert, especially in the United Arab Emirates. It is not only food (leaves and twigs for livestock and wild animals), but also life support to the birds and insects. …

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Convolvulus cephalopods (morning glory) in Masaken area, Alain Abu Dhabi UAE

The beautiful Morning Glory (Convolvulus cephalopods) in the desert of Alain UAE

Desert Morning Glory is a perineal shrub You can briefly read about the beautiful Morning Glory (perineal shrub Convolvulus cephalopods) in the desert of Alain United Arab Emirates. It is a perineal shrub, found in the Arabian Peninsula, ME, and Persia. The flora is very hardy and well adapted to the desert ecosystem and provides …

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camel eating Eremorium aegyptiacum

The annual Brassicaceae erupted after a shower in the Arabian desert غريده

Brassicaceae (Mustard) is found in almost all the desert/drylands, i.e. Sahara, ME, Arabia, Persia, Afghanistan, and Pakistan. We have some very fresh information about the Eremobium aegyptiacum, a large family with an interesting and beautiful flowering of 4 petals.

Arabian Boxthorn (Lycium shawii), AWSAJ in Arabic

Lycium shawii is highly adapted to desert ecosystems. The thin-leaved, rigid bush grows up to 3 meters (9.8 feet) high, with a lot of branches and alternating spines that vary in size, and grow along the branches and on their tips. The leaves narrow towards their base. It produces small whitish-pink or purple flowers from Sep to Apr. The fruit is small red pea-sized (seedy berries), edible, and used as herbal medicine as well. The flora like to be the neighbor of Acacia tortillas and Prosopis cineraria to climb and thrive better.

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