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Lawsonia inermis L.

Synonyms

Lawsonia alba, Lawsonia coccinea, Lawsonia falcata, Lawsonia falcifolia, Lawsonia purpurea, Lawsonia spinosa, Rotantha combretoides

Common names

Henna tree

Extract from Wikipedia article

Henna (Lawsonia inermis, also known as hina, the henna tree, the mignonette tree, and the Egyptian privet) is a flowering plant and the sole species of the Lawsonia genus. The English name "henna" comes from the Arabic حِنَّاء‎ (ALA-LC: ḥinnāʾ; pronounced [ħɪnˈnæːʔ]) or, colloquially حنا‎, loosely pronounced as /ħinna/.[+]

LinkFruits of henna tree (Lawsonia inermis) in area of Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, November 27, 2014
LinkFruits of henna tree (Lawsonia inermis) taken from area of Al Istiqlal Street in West Bay. Doha, Qatar, November 27, 2014
LinkFlowers of henna tree (Lawsonia inermis) on Wadi Al Sahl Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 27, 2015
Location on mapsWadi Al Sahl St, Doha, Qatar
LinkInflorescense of henna tree (Lawsonia inermis) on Wadi Al Sahl Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 27, 2015
Location on mapsWadi Al Sahl St, Doha, Qatar
LinkInflorescense of henna tree (Lawsonia inermis) taken from Wadi Al Sahl Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, April 27, 2015
Location on mapsAl Wosail Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of henna tree (Lawsonia inermis) on Wadi Al Sahl Street in Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, May 10, 2015
Location on mapsWadi Al Sahl St, Doha, Qatar

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