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Aizoon canariense L.

Synonyms

Aizoon procumbens, Aizoon spathulatum, Glinus chrystallinus, Glinus procumbens, Veslingia caulifloris, Veslingia heisteri

Common names

Hadaq, jafna, purslane-leaved aizoon

My notes

Was almost absent in spring and summer of 2015, probably because of dry weather.

Brown pentagonal stellate prostrate, depressed centrally fruits of a desert plant Aizoon canariense (local name Jafna). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
LinkBrown pentagonal stellate prostrate, depressed centrally fruits of a desert plant Aizoon canariense (local name Jafna). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Star shaped prostrate yellow flowers of a desert plant Aizoon canariense (local name Jafna). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
LinkStar shaped prostrate yellow flowers of a desert plant Aizoon canariense (local name Jafna). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a hill north-west from oil tank farm in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a hill north-west from oil tank farm in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Location on maps
Shoot of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
LinkShoot of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Location on maps
Shoot of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) with flowers and ovaries on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
LinkShoot of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) with flowers and ovaries on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Location on maps
Emerging seeds of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
LinkEmerging seeds of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a hill north-west from oil tank installation in Haloul Island (Jazirat Halul). Qatar, April 19, 2013
Location on maps
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near Sawda Natheel Road in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near Sawda Natheel Road in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Starfish shaped desert plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near Sawda Natheel Road in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkStarfish shaped desert plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near Sawda Natheel Road in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Desert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkDesert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Desert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) with fruits near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkDesert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) with fruits near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Desert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in sand near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkDesert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in sand near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Mat-forming prostrate desert plant Aizoon canariense near a road to Sawda Natheel in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkMat-forming prostrate desert plant Aizoon canariense near a road to Sawda Natheel in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Seedling of a desert plant Aizoon canariense near a road to Sawda Natheel in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkSeedling of a desert plant Aizoon canariense near a road to Sawda Natheel in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Yellow desert plant Aizoon canariense near a road to Sawda Natheel in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkYellow desert plant Aizoon canariense near a road to Sawda Natheel in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Yellow desert plant Aizoon canariense with fruits near a road to Sawda Natheel in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkYellow desert plant Aizoon canariense with fruits near a road to Sawda Natheel in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Desert plant Aizoon canariense (local name jafna) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkDesert plant Aizoon canariense (local name jafna) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Shoot of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a roadside depression of Abu Samra Road in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkShoot of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a roadside depression of Abu Samra Road in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsطريق سلوى، Qatar
Desert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a roadside depression of Abu Samra Road in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkDesert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a roadside depression of Abu Samra Road in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsطريق سلوى، Qatar
Desert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on roadside of Salwa Road in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
LinkDesert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on roadside of Salwa Road in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) at entrance of Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) at entrance of Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
Location on mapsDukhan - Umm Bab Highway, Umm Bab, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on sandy surface at entrance of Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on sandy surface at entrance of Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
Location on mapsDukhan - Umm Bab Highway, Umm Bab, Qatar
Desert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
LinkDesert plant purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
Location on mapsAl Rayyan, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) growing on rocks near a road to Zubara in Al Magdah farms area, in north-western Qatar, February 22, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) growing on rocks near a road to Zubara in Al Magdah farms area, in north-western Qatar, February 22, 2014
Location on mapsAl Ghuwairiya HC St, Al-Ghuwayriyah, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) growing in silt in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) growing in silt in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
Location on mapsAl Shamal Road, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Close up of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
LinkClose up of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near Zekreet in western Qatar, March 3, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near Zekreet in western Qatar, March 3, 2014
Location on mapsAbdulla Bin Jasim Street, Dukhan, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near a road to Zubara in area of Al Magdah farms in northern Qatar, May 2, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) near a road to Zubara in area of Al Magdah farms in northern Qatar, May 2, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Al-Ghuwayriyah, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on Al Muhandiseen Street near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 6, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on Al Muhandiseen Street near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 6, 2014
Location on mapsAl Husain St, Doha, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on sidewalk of Al Muhandiseen Street near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 6, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on sidewalk of Al Muhandiseen Street near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 6, 2014
Location on mapsAl Husain St, Doha, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) plant grown on sidewalk of Al Muhandiseen Street near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 6, 2014
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) plant grown on sidewalk of Al Muhandiseen Street near West Bay. Doha, Qatar, May 6, 2014
Location on mapsAl Taqadum St, Doha, Qatar
Dry last year fruits of Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) taken from a roadside of a road to Zubara. Qatar, February 6, 2015
LinkDry last year fruits of Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) taken from a roadside of a road to Zubara. Qatar, February 6, 2015
Fresh leaves of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) taken from extension of Al Kharais Street behind gas station on Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 14, 2015
LinkFresh leaves of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) taken from extension of Al Kharais Street behind gas station on Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 14, 2015
Leaves of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) taken from extension of Al Kharais Street behind gas station on Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 14, 2015
LinkLeaves of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) taken from extension of Al Kharais Street behind gas station on Al Sham Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, April 14, 2015
Seedling of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
LinkSeedling of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
LinkPurslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, November 7, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Starfish shaped plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on roadside of Dukhan Highway. Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar, December 4, 2015
LinkStarfish shaped plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on roadside of Dukhan Highway. Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar, December 4, 2015
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar
Prostrate plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on roadside of Dukhan Highway. Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar, December 4, 2015
LinkProstrate plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on roadside of Dukhan Highway. Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar, December 4, 2015
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar
Large mats of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in roadside depression near Dukhan Highway. Qatar, January 15, 2016
LinkLarge mats of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in roadside depression near Dukhan Highway. Qatar, January 15, 2016
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar
Dense mat of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in roadside depression near Dukhan Highway near Ash-Shahaniyah. Qatar, January 15, 2016
LinkDense mat of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in roadside depression near Dukhan Highway near Ash-Shahaniyah. Qatar, January 15, 2016
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Ash-Shahaniyah, Qatar
Seedling of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkSeedling of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, January 29, 2016
Blooming purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkBlooming purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Blooming seedling of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkBlooming seedling of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
Seedlings of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkSeedlings of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
Seedlings of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on sand in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkSeedlings of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on sand in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
Seedlings of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on stony ground in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkSeedlings of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on stony ground in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
Seedlings of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkSeedlings of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
Young plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) with a flower in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
LinkYoung plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) with a flower in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, January 29, 2016
Star shaped plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a large roadside depression near Route 77 to Ras Laffan. Qatar, February 6, 2016
LinkStar shaped plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) in a large roadside depression near Route 77 to Ras Laffan. Qatar, February 6, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Dry plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016
LinkDry plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on roadside of a road to Zubara, area of Al Magdah farms. Northern Qatar, March 26, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Mat of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a gravel plane in Harrarah (Al Kharrarah). Southern Qatar, April 23, 2016
LinkMat of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a gravel plane in Harrarah (Al Kharrarah). Southern Qatar, April 23, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Star-shaped plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a gravel plane in Harrarah (Al Kharrarah). Southern Qatar, April 23, 2016
LinkStar-shaped plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) on a gravel plane in Harrarah (Al Kharrarah). Southern Qatar, April 23, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Plant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) partially covered by sand on a gravel plane in Harrarah (Al Kharrarah). Southern Qatar, April 23, 2016
LinkPlant of purslane-leaved aizoon (Aizoon canariense) partially covered by sand on a gravel plane in Harrarah (Al Kharrarah). Southern Qatar, April 23, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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