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  • Rhus coriaria | Royal Botanic Garden
    Events Support us How You Can Help Donate You are here Home Jordanian Habitats and Flora Plants Rhus coriaria Rhus coriaria L Sumac سماق Family Anacardiaceae Rhus coriaria is a deciduous shrub it can grow up to 3 meters Leaves are 10 20 cm long leaflets 5 7 pairs sessile oblong to ovate serrate dentate and villous beneath Panicles are 10 20 cm long terminal or axillary dense Flowers are 3 4 mm wide unisexual or hermaphrodite greenish white Fruits are globular reniform brown villous and glandular hairy It grows from April to May R coriaria grows in different kinds of soils particularity in well drained light sandy medium loamy and heavy clay soils Suitable soil pH is acidic neutral and basic alkaline It doesn t grow in the shade Geographic Range in Jordan It grows in neglected places near villages It is found in Irbed Ajloun Jerash Al Balqa and Amman Traditional uses the crushed fruits of Sumac are one of the basic ingredients mixed with Zatar Origanum syriacum L to create popular spice mixture used in Jordan Value In addition of being edible it is a medicinal plant The leaves and the seeds are astringent diuretic styptic and tonic They are used in the treatment of dysentery haemoptysis and conjunctivitis The seeds are eaten before meals to provoke appetite Due to its toxicity effect some caution is advised in the use of the leaves and stems Red List Status IUCN Least Concern LC السماق هو شجيرة متساقطة الأوراق تنمو لغاية ارتفاع 3 أمتار تمتد الاوراق من10 20 سم أما الوريقات فهي من 5 7 أزواج متلاصقة مستطيله إلى بيضويه الشكل مشرشره الى مسننة الحواف وزغابيه طول القطوف تتراوح من10 20 سم ابطيه كثيفة الازهار 3 4 مم احادية الجنس أو خنثى لونها اخضرالى أبيض الثمار كرويه الى كلويه

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  • Silybum marianum ~ Holy Thistle | 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 Silybum marianum Holy Thistle Silybum marianum Holy Thistle خرفيش جمال FAMILY COMPOSITAE Annual or biennial 50 150 cm in height with large basal leaves and long thick fleshy stems Leaves Oblong 15 30 cm in length wide dark green sometimes with white spots with wavy spiny margins Heads 2 4 cm in diameter red or white florets on separate plants surrounded by stiff spiny green involucres Flowering March May Habitat Roadsides and field margins in

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  • Crocus moabiticus | Royal Botanic Garden
    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 Crocus moabiticus Crocus moabiticus Bornm Dinsm ex Bornm Crocus Moab زعفران مؤاب Family Iridaceae Crocus moabiticus is perennial geophytes It has linear numerous leaves The corm is 2 cm in diameter covered by reddish brown finely reticulate scales with parallel fibrous The flowers are white with violet veins It blooms in October November and December Geographic Range C moabiticu s is endemic to Jordan It grows in steppes areas in marginal land and deserts It is found in Daba a Mkawer Qatranah Dafianah Muwaqqar and Safawi Traditional uses In Jordan bulbs are eaten raw or roasted Threats Major threats include habitat degradation due to intensive grazing and urbanization Value Rare and endemic plant Red List Conservation Status IUCN At the regional level Jordan Endangered زعفران مؤاب نبات معمر يتكاثر بالأبصال أوراقه خيطية يبلغ قطر كورماته 2 سم مغطاة بحراشف بنية ملساء شبكية دقيقة ذات ألياف متوازية أزهاره بيضاء ذات عروق بنفسجية يزهر في شهر تشرين الأول والثاني وكانون الأول التوزيع الجغرافي نبات مستوطن في الأردن ينمو في السهوب في المناطق الهامشية والصحراء في ضبعة مكاور القطرانة الدفيانة الموقر الصفاوي

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  • Royal Botanic Garden | Royal Botanic Garden in Jordan
    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 The Garden Plants in the Royal Botanic Garden We are currently compiling an online reference for the main plant species found in the habitats being re created at the Royal Botanic Garden More native plants are being added each week Browse through the plants already in the RBG database below For a full listing of the flora of Jordan please consult the Biodiversity in Jordan Database created by the RSCN Search for a plant by name Select Habitat Any Juniper Forest Habitat Pine Forest Habitat Freshwater Habitat Jordan Valley Habitat Deciduous Oak Forest Habitat Sort by Title Order Asc Desc Cupressus sempervirens Cyclamen persicum Cyclamen Cytinus hypocistis Cytinus Delphinium ithaburense Delphinium Echium judaeum Bugloss Euphorbia hierosolymitana Spurge

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  • Royal Botanic Garden | Royal Botanic Garden in Jordan
    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 The Garden Plants in the Royal Botanic Garden We are currently compiling an online reference for the main plant species found in the habitats being re created at the Royal Botanic Garden More native plants are being added each week Browse through the plants already in the RBG database below For a full listing of the flora of Jordan please consult the Biodiversity in Jordan Database created by the RSCN Search for a plant by name Select Habitat Any Juniper Forest Habitat Pine Forest Habitat Freshwater Habitat Jordan Valley Habitat Deciduous Oak Forest Habitat Sort by Title Order Asc Desc Orchis sancta Holy Orchid Orchis tridentata Toothed Orchid Ornithogalum narbonense Star of Bethelehem Pallenis spinosa Prickly Oxeye Papaver umbonatum

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  • Royal Botanic Garden | Royal Botanic Garden in Jordan
    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 The Garden Plants in the Royal Botanic Garden We are currently compiling an online reference for the main plant species found in the habitats being re created at the Royal Botanic Garden More native plants are being added each week Browse through the plants already in the RBG database below For a full listing of the flora of Jordan please consult the Biodiversity in Jordan Database created by the RSCN Search for a plant

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  • Success Stories | Royal Botanic Garden
    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 Success Stories Saving an Endangered Tree Update June 2014 A Moringa peregrina grown from the seeds collected in 2010 is now in bloom at the Royal Botanic Garden This is likely the first time that this plant has blossomed outside of its home habitat In accordance with the Royal Botanic Garden s goal to conserve threatened native plants the RBG Plant Nursery is targeting specific species for propagation and conservation One such plant is Moringa peregrina a rare tree in Jordan The Moringa peregrina tree also known as Moringa aptera Al Yassar and Al Ban can be found in arid areas like Wadi Araba and near the Dead Sea After flowering it develops long pods that contain a number of seeds arranged in a row The Bedouins boil the seeds and extract a sort of oil that is used in their diets This tree is very much endangered because the Bedouins let their goats browse on it and eat all green parts Plus it is likely used as one of the Bedouin s sources of wood for cooking and warmth in winter Seed Collection and Propagation The RBG did some preliminary research to determine the location of Moringa peregrina trees in Jordan and the best time for collecting mature seeds We chose the Zara area of the Dead Sea as our target site and knew that we needed to go seed collecting between July and October On August 11 2010 an RBG team set off for Zara to collect seed pods The branches of the Moringa peregrina are easily broken To avoid damaging

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  • IUCN Red List | Royal Botanic Garden
    the IUCN and experts from Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and the University of Birmingham who are partnering with the RBG in an EU FP7 funded project called BOT ERA A workshop on IUCN Red Listing was conducted in Amman as part of the BOT ERA project in November 2012 Below is an article about the first IUCN Red List workshop conducted by the RBG A Training of Trainers on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species in West Asia was organized by the RBG and IUCN in January 2011 The five day training course took place at the Dead Sea from January 17 to 21 under the patronage of Jordan s Minister of Environment This was a first for the region Over 30 people took part from governmental and nongovernmental organizations in Jordan Iran Iraq Kuwait Lebanon Oman Palestine Saudi Arabia Syria and Yemen The participants built skills and became qualified to train more people This means a whole army of Red List specialists is now being trained not only in Jordan but throughout the region What is the Red List The IUCN Red List is the most comprehensive information source on the conservation status of plants fungi and animals all over the globe Founded in 1963 by the International Union for Conservation of Nature IUCN its official name is the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species A series of Regional Red Lists are produced by countries or organizations so that local assessments of the risk of extinction to species can be performed in the field The IUCN Red List in Jordan and the Region The Red List involves more than merely drawing up a list of plant and animal names It is the starting point for environmental recovery programmes whose ultimate aim is to take species off of the

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