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Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Forssk.) Decne.

Synonyms

Cynanchum pyrotechnicum, Gymnema spartium, Leptadenia gracilis, Leptadenia jacquemontiana, Leptadenia spartium, Microloma angustifolium, Microloma pyrotechnicum, Periploca pyrotechnica, Sarcostemma pyrotechnicum

Common names

Burning bush, Marakh, Shajarat al Nar, Broom bush, Khip, Shajaret al baroud

Extract from Wikipedia article

Leptadenia pyrotechnica (Hindi:खींप, Punjabiਖਿੱਪ) is the botanical name of a desert herb of the family Asclepiadaceae. It is widespread from Senegal to India. It is known as khimp in Hindi and Urdu,"Khipp" in Punjabi.[+]

LinkStar shaped flowers of Leptadenia pyrotechnica on the border of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, November 15, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBush of Leptadenia pyrotechnica on the border of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, November 15, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBlooming bush of Leptadenia pyrotechnica on the border of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, November 15, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkFlowers of Leptadenia pyrotechnica on the border of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, November 15, 2014
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkFlowers of Leptadenia pyrotechnica taken from area of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. South-western Qatar, November 15, 2014
LinkFlowers of Leptadenia pyrotechnica taken from roadside of a road to Zubara in northern Qatar, December 12, 2014
LinkBush of Leptadenia pyrotechnica in Traina Sinkhole (karst depression) AOI 2 north-west of Khor Al Adaid. Southern Qatar, January 23, 2015
Location on mapsInLand Sea Off Road, Qatar
LinkSand mound with Leptadenia pyrotechnica in Traina Sinkhole (karst depression) AOI 2 north-west of Khor Al Adaid. Southern Qatar, January 23, 2015
Location on mapsInLand Sea Off Road, Qatar
LinkBush of Leptadenia pyrotechnica with fruits near Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Qatar, March 21, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkFruits of Leptadenia pyrotechnica taken from periphery of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, May 1, 2015
LinkStar shaped flowers of Leptadenia pyrotechnica taken from the border of Green Circles (center-pivot irrigation) in Irkhaya (Irkaya) Farms. Qatar, November 13, 2015
LinkBush of Leptadenia pyrotechnica with Nakhsh mountain at background from roadside of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Qatar, November 27, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkBush of Leptadenia pyrotechnica from roadside of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Qatar, November 27, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkLeptadenia pyrotechnica in a desert on roadside of a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, February 5, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar

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