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Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum Hook. f.

Synonyms

Aizoon theurkauffii, Hydrodea bossiana, Hydrodea hampdenii, Hydrodea sarcocalycantha, Mesembryanthemum dactylinum, Mesembryanthemum forsskalii, Mesembryanthemum gaussenii, Mesembryanthemum sarcocalycanthum, Mesembryanthemum theurkauffii, Opophyton forsskalii, Opophytum cryptanthum, Opophytum dactylinum, Opophytum gaussenii, Opophytum theurkauffii

Common names

Forskal fig marigold, ghasoul, samah

LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum, (Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) covered by sand in area of Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum, (Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) in sand on a roadside near Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum, (Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) on a roadside near Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum, (Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) in sandy roadside near Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, February 21, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum, (Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) near Umm Bab in south-western Qatar, March 3, 2014
Location on mapsAl Rayyan, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum, (Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) on rocks on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
Location on mapsStreet 44, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum and nodiflorum on rocks on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
Location on mapsStreet 44, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum, (Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
Location on mapsStreet 44, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum and nodiflorum on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum growing among Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkClose up of Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSeedling of Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum (Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) in windblown sand on a roadside of Umm Bab road. South-western Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSucculent plant of Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum (Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) in windblown sand on a roadside of Umm Bab road. South-western Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkBlooming ice plant (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum, Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSmall ice plant (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum, Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkIce plants (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum and M. nodiflorum) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSmall ice plant (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum, Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) with a flower on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkIce plant (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum and M. nodiflorum) seedlings on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkTwo small ice plants (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum, Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkClose up of an ice plants (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum, Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkSmall ice plant (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum, Mesembryanthemum forskahlii, Mesembryanthemum forsskaolii, Opophytum forsskaolii, local name ghasoul) in bloom on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkIce plants (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum and M. nodiflorum) growing together on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkIce plant (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum and M. nodiflorum) with flower buds on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
LinkSeedlings of ice plant (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum and M. nodiflorum) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkIce plant (Mesembryanthemum cryptanthum) on a rocky hill on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum with seeds on rocks on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar
LinkMesembryanthemum cryptanthum with dry flowers on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, May 28, 2016
Location on mapsUnnamed Road, Qatar

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