Home Page > Picture Archives >  Flora of Qatar > Amaranthaceae > Dysphania ambrosioides

Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants

Synonyms

Chenopodium ambrosioides, Chenopodium integrifolium, Chenopodium opulifolium, Chenopodium suffruticosum, Teloxys ambrosioides

Common names

Epazote, wormseed, Jesuits tea, Mexican tea, Paico

My notes

Mostly grows in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms, but in one instance it was found on roadside of Salwa Highway.

Extract from Wikipedia article

Epazote, wormseed, Jesuit's tea, Mexican tea, Paico or Herba Sancti MariƦ (Dysphania ambrosioides, formerly Chenopodium ambrosioides) is an herb native to Central America, South America, and southern Mexico.

LinkEpazote (wormseed, Dysphania ambrosioides) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya Farms. South-western Qatar, March 29, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkWormseed (Dysphania ambrosioides, Chenopodium ambrosioides)(?) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, October 25, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkWormseed (Dysphania ambrosioides, Chenopodium ambrosioides) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, November 15, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkSome species of Chenopodium with small leaves (Dysphania ambrosioides)(?) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, November 15, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBranch of Wormseed (Dysphania ambrosioides, Chenopodium ambrosioides) with seeds taken from Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya Farms. Qatar, January 16, 2015
LinkYoung plants of wormseed (Dysphania ambrosioides, Chenopodium ambrosioides) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, February 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkLeaves of wormseed (Dysphania ambrosioides, Chenopodium ambrosioides) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, February 20, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkFlowers of wormseed (Dysphania ambrosioides, Chenopodium ambrosioides) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, February 20, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkEpazote (wormseed, Dysphania ambrosioides, Chenopodium ambrosioides) on Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, March 14, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkWormseed (Dysphania ambrosioides, Chenopodium ambrosioides) in a roadside depression near Salwa Road. Qatar, April 22, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar

Links

Outside links

How the web page was created

Acknowledgements

QNHG (Qatar Natural History Group) and associated people, for a possibility to participate in their field excursions and to learn about local nature.