The Strong and Resilient Plant of Desert; Zygophyllum (Zygophyllum qatarense)

The Strong and Resilient Plant of Desert; Zygophyllum (Zygophyllum qatarense)


Zygophyllum qatarense grows in arid conditions and is both drought and salt tolerant (Xerophyte as well as halophyte). In the Persian Gulf area, the summer is very hot, any ground moisture present evaporates and the soil becomes increasingly salty. Under these conditions, the leaves dry up and fall off the plant, and it can survive in a leafless state for several years. Continue reading The Strong and Resilient Plant of Desert; Zygophyllum (Zygophyllum qatarense)