Desert Floral Diversity

Desert is home to many, diverse, and very beautiful floral species, highly adapted to the desert ecosystems.

Inflorescence of Helitropium bacciferum

Botanical facts of Heliotropium bacciferum

Arabic name رمرام Botanical name: Helitropim bacciferum For further detail; Desert Gift -Heliotropium bacciferum

A bush of Limeum arabicum in the desert, Alain Abudhabi UAE

Limeum arabicum – A camel icecream specie

Camel Icecream specie – Limeum arabicum Scientific Name: Limeum arabicum Arabic Name: Berjan Habitat: Found in all parts of the Arabian Peninsula, always in deeper sand away from the coast. It is a perennial or subshrub and grows primarily in the desert or dry shrubland biome.  Highly liked by the camels, therefore, the author has …

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Calitrops providing shelter and commune to other plants and animals

A pleasant outdoor visit -Desert, camel, flora, and the ecosystem

The Desert is not a problem but a precious ecosystem The Desert is one of the most important attractions in my life. Walking on sand gives a heavenly feeling. Today, I visited the desert, walked on the sand, and ate pomegranates while sitting on the sand dune. I filmed a short video of the camels …

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Rumex vesicarius in Hatta mountains. UAE

The desert’s plum – Rumex vesicarius found in Masaken area of Alain Abudhabi

Rumex vesicarius is very resembling spinach by leaves. The leaves and flowers both are rich sources of Vitamin C. The nature arrangement of Vit C for the desert people gives a sharp sour tasting. Because of its taste, the shepherds/grazers have given the name of the desert’s plum.

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