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  • Key Plants in the RBG's Jordan Valley Habitat | Royal Botanic Garden
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  • Acacia albida ~ Apple-Ring Acacia | Royal Botanic Garden
    Health Economic Studies on Herding Local Knowledge CBRR Info Day Forest Awareness Workshop 2nd Forest Awareness Workshop The National Herbarium What is a Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home Jordanian Habitats and Flora Plants Acacia albida Apple Ring Acacia Acacia albida Apple Ring Acacia سنط أبيض FAMILY FABACEAE The largest of the Acacia trees at 20 m in height rounded crown Leaves Hairy small dot gland at the base of leaves 2 cm spines at leaf nodes Flowers Fragrant yellow flower spikes that produce spiral pods Flowering Early summer Note Carries leaves only in dry seasons provides shade and food for livestock in summer Sap is used as gum arabic Habitat

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  • Androcymbium palaestinum ~ Androcymbium | Royal Botanic Garden
    Management and Health Economic Studies on Herding Local Knowledge CBRR Info Day Forest Awareness Workshop 2nd Forest Awareness Workshop The National Herbarium What is a Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home Jordanian Habitats and Flora Plants Androcymbium palaestinum Androcymbium Androcymbium palaestinum Androcymbium بصيله Family LILIACEAE Delicate showy perennial with a small underground corm covered by dull black scales Leaves Basal usually longer than the flowers 6 15 mm wide folded at the midrib narrowing at the tip Flowers 2 5 4 cm in diameter white with brown midrib usually in sessile groups rarely in singles with very clear nectary glands Flowering December February Habitat Warm sandy soils in the Jordan Valley

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  • Calotropis procera ~ Calotropis | Royal Botanic Garden
    Surveys Grazing Behaviour Forage Programmes Flock Management and Health Economic Studies on Herding Local Knowledge CBRR Info Day Forest Awareness Workshop 2nd Forest Awareness Workshop The National Herbarium What is a Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home Jordanian Habitats and Flora Plants Calotropis procera Calotropis Calotropis procera Calotropis عشير FAMILY ASCLEPIADACEAE Tropical shrub 2 4 m high with milky juice whitish bark and easily breaking branches Leaves 10 15 cm elliptic to semi rounded thick whitish Flowers 1 5 2 cm purple greenish Flowering May November Fruit 10 12 cm balloon like globose to ovoid and produce long silky fibres Habitat Rift Valley lower Jordan Valley Dead Sea Ghor Safi and

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  • Chrysanthemum coronarium ~ Common Chrysanthemum | Royal Botanic Garden
    Garden Etiquette Volunteers Biodiversity Research Rangeland Rehabilitation Biomass Surveys Grazing Behaviour Forage Programmes Flock Management and Health Economic Studies on Herding Local Knowledge CBRR Info Day Forest Awareness Workshop 2nd Forest Awareness Workshop The National Herbarium What is a Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home Jordanian Habitats and Flora Plants Chrysanthemum coronarium Common Chrysanthemum Chrysanthemum coronarium Common Chrysanthemum or Crown Daisy يسوم بسباس FAMILY COMPOSITAE Annual 30 70 cm long showy with many hairless leafy branches Leaves Dissected into small segments Heads 4 6 cm in diameter with yellow orange ray and tube flowers Flowering March May Habitat Roadsides and fields in Jordan Valley Jarash Wadi Shuaib Wadi Mujet and Irbid

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  • Cucumis prophetarum | Royal Botanic Garden
    Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home Jordanian Habitats and Flora Plants Cucumis prophetarum Cucumis prophetarum L Globe cucumber خيار الذيب Family Cucurbitaceae Cucumis prophetarum is a Perennial herb Its leaves are orbicular to cordate palmate from 3 5 lobes while flowers are solitary with yellow corolla Fruits are ellipsoid and from 2 6 cm long covered with bristles longitudinally striped green and white It blooms from March to May Geographic Range in Jordan Ghour Dead Sea area Naqab Wadi Araba and Aqaba Traditional uses No use since it is toxic Value Crop Wild Relative species Red List Status IUCN Least Concern LC خيار الذيب هو نبات عشبي معمر أوراقه دائرية إلى قلبية الشكل كف الورقه من 3 5 فصوص الازهار مفرده صفراء الفاكهة إهليلجية

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  • Ficus palmata | Royal Botanic Garden
    Flora Plants Ficus palmata Ficus palmata Forsk Punjab Figs تين بري Family Moraceae Ficus palmata is a deciduous tree The flowers are monoecious individual flowers are either male or female but both sexes can be found on the same plant It grows in light sandy medium loamy and heavy clay soils yet it prefers well drained soil It can grow in nutritionally poor soil and tolerate drought It grows from June to September and its seeds ripen in August Geographic Range It is extends from Egypt to Central Asia in cold desert mountains Populations are known to exist in the mountains of Southern Sinai and the south of Jordan It is very rare in Jordan as it exists at Aqaba s mountains the edge of the species range Traditional uses The fruits of F palmata are edible No scientific research has been conducted on medical uses but local people use the fruit as a demulcent emollient laxative and poultice It may also be eaten to help treat constipation and diseases of the lungs and bladder The latex is used to treat warts and to remove spines lodged deeply in the flesh However the most common uses are for coagulation of milk in yogurt making and treatment of dental pain Value Rare plant Threats There is a very low regeneration rate of the species and seedlings have not been recorded for existing for a long time due to overgrazing and woodcutting Red List Conservation Status IUCN At the regional level Jordan Endangered EN التين البري هي شجرة متساقطة الأوراق ازهاره احادية المسكن الازهار الفردية هي إما ذكر أو أنثى تتواجد على نفس النبات وهي تنمو في الترب الرملية الخفيفة والمتوسطة الطميية والثقيلة الطينية إلا أنها تفضل التربة جيدة التصريف ويمكنها أن تنمو في التربة الفقيرة غذائيا وأن تتحمل الجفاف تنمو من

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  • Phoenix dactylifera ~ Date Palm | Royal Botanic Garden
    Grazing Behaviour Forage Programmes Flock Management and Health Economic Studies on Herding Local Knowledge CBRR Info Day Forest Awareness Workshop 2nd Forest Awareness Workshop The National Herbarium What is a Herbarium Our Herbarium Collection Type Specimens Acquisition Policies How to Collect Plants Medicinal Plants Mushrooms Jordan Mushroom Project Jordan Plant Red List Research Library Library Donors Publications BOT ERA Project Community Development Investing in People Artisanal Workshop First Field Trip Sewing Trainees Graduate CIDA Funds the IGP Visiting an Art College Beekeeping Dairy Production Sustainable Living What is Sustainable Living Natural Materials Eco Building Ecodomes at the RBG Solar Cooking Composting Bioindicators Your Carbon Footprint Carbon Footprint Calculator SIDIG MED Project Events RBG Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home Jordanian Habitats and Flora Plants Phoenix dactylifera Date Palm Phoenix dactylifera Date Palm نخيل Family PALMAE Single trunk tree 5 15 m high with terminal crown Leaves 2 3 m long pinnate with spiny thick petiole Flowers Unisexual small arranged in compound panicular spikes usually enclosed in a spathe before opening Flowering March April Fruit Dates variable in size and colour ranging from yellow to red Habitat Hot wet conditions Jordan Valley Dead Sea Wadi

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