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Glossonema varians (Stocks) Benth. ex Hook. f.

Synonyms

Glossonema arabicum, Mastostigma varians, Odontanthera varians

Common names

Attar, Glossonema edule, jarawa, yarawa

Blooming milkweed Glossonema varians with edible, softly spinous, fleshy follicles (jarawah, fruit). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
LinkBlooming milkweed Glossonema varians with edible, softly spinous, fleshy follicles (jarawah, fruit). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 5, 2010
Blooming milkweed Glossonema varians in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
LinkBlooming milkweed Glossonema varians in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 4, 2011
Soft buds of milkweed Glossonema varians in Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
LinkSoft buds of milkweed Glossonema varians in Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha. Qatar, March 2, 2012
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Seedling of milkweed Glossonema varians in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
LinkSeedling of milkweed Glossonema varians in desert near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Location on mapsRashid Street, Ad-Daẖirah, Qatar
Seedling of milkweed Glossonema varians near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
LinkSeedling of milkweed Glossonema varians near industrial zone of Ras Laffan, north from Doha. Qatar, March 23, 2013
Location on mapsRashid Street, Ad-Daẖirah, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians on sand in area of Jebel Al-Nakhsh in south-western Qatar, February 7, 2014
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians on sand in area of Jebel Al-Nakhsh in south-western Qatar, February 7, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
Blooming desert plant Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkBlooming desert plant Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Flowers of a desert plant Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkFlowers of a desert plant Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Flowering desert plant Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkFlowering desert plant Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Blooming Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
LinkBlooming Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) near a road to Saudi Arabia in southern Qatar, February 11, 2014
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians near Harrarah in southern Qatar, February 14, 2014
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians near Harrarah in southern Qatar, February 14, 2014
Location on mapsخط الوكير، Qatar
Ladybugs eating aphids feeding on Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
LinkLadybugs eating aphids feeding on Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
Location on mapsAl Shamal Road, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) in a runnel north from Dukhan in western Qatar, March 3, 2014
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) in a runnel north from Dukhan in western Qatar, March 3, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Blooming milkweed Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) in a runnel north from Dukhan in western Qatar, March 3, 2014
LinkBlooming milkweed Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) in a runnel north from Dukhan in western Qatar, March 3, 2014
Location on mapsAbdulla Bin Jasim Street, Dukhan, Qatar
Seed pods of milkweed Glossonema varians (local names jarawa, yarawa) on roadside of Salwa Road, south-west from Doha. Qatar, April 23, 2014
LinkSeed pods of milkweed Glossonema varians (local names jarawa, yarawa) on roadside of Salwa Road, south-west from Doha. Qatar, April 23, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Qatar, January 31, 2015
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians (Glossonema edule, local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Qatar, January 31, 2015
Location on mapsFuwyrit Beach Rd, Qatar
Blooming milkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Qatar, January 31, 2015
LinkBlooming milkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Qatar, January 31, 2015
Location on mapsFuwyrit Beach Road, Qatar
Young plant of milkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Qatar, January 31, 2015
LinkYoung plant of milkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Qatar, January 31, 2015
Location on mapsFuwyrit Beach Road, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) in sand on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Qatar, January 31, 2015
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) in sand on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Qatar, January 31, 2015
Location on mapsFuwyrit Beach Road, Qatar
Young plant of Glossonema varians emerging from sand in a runnel north from Dukhan. Qatar, February 13, 2015
LinkYoung plant of Glossonema varians emerging from sand in a runnel north from Dukhan. Qatar, February 13, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians in sand in Al Ghariya on north-western coast, view from south. Qatar, July 3, 2015
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians in sand in Al Ghariya on north-western coast, view from south. Qatar, July 3, 2015
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
Blooming milkweed Glossonema varians in Al Ghariya on north-western coast, view from south. Qatar, July 3, 2015
LinkBlooming milkweed Glossonema varians in Al Ghariya on north-western coast, view from south. Qatar, July 3, 2015
Location on mapsMadinat Al Shamal - Al Gharya Road, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians on roadside of Dukhan Highway near Al Shakhaniya. Qatar, January 15, 2016
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians on roadside of Dukhan Highway near Al Shakhaniya. Qatar, January 15, 2016
Location on mapsDukhan Hwy, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians in a runnel near a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians in a runnel near a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) with flowers on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 19, 2016
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) with flowers on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 19, 2016
Location on mapsFuwyrit Beach Rd, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 19, 2016
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians (local names attar, jarawa, yarawa) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, March 19, 2016
Location on mapsFuwyrit Beach Rd, Qatar
Milkweed Glossonema varians on roadside of a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, April 15, 2016
LinkMilkweed Glossonema varians on roadside of a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, April 15, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar

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