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Oligomeris linifolia (Vahl ex Hornem.) Macbr.

Synonyms

Dipetalia linifolia, Dipetalia subulata, Ellimia ruderalis, Oligomeris dipetala, Oligomeris dispersa, Oligomeris dregeana, Oligomeris ellimia, Oligomeris glaucescens, Oligomeris resedella, Oligomeris ruderalis, Oligomeris subulata, Reseda capensis, Reseda linifolia, Reseda oligandra, Reseda schimperi, Reseda subulata, Reseda tridens, Resedella subulata

Common names

Lineleaf whitepuff, shawlah

Extract from Wikipedia article

Oligomeris linifolia is a species of flowering plant in the small family Resedaceae known by the common name lineleaf whitepuff. It is native to parts of the Middle East and the Indian subcontinent, as well as southern Europe and North Africa, and the southwestern United States and northern Mexico. It grows in many types of habitat, including disturbed areas and saline soils, in deserts, plains, coastline, and other places. It is a fleshy annual plant, producing several erect, ribbed stems 35 to 45 centimeters in maximum height.[+]

LinkSlim terminal spikes of lineleaf whitepuff (Oligomeris linifolia) taken from area near Al Khor Hospital. Qatar, February 14, 2015
LinkSlim terminal spikes of lineleaf whitepuff (Oligomeris linifolia) taken from area near Barzan Towers. Doha, Qatar, March 7, 2015
LinkFlowers and fruits of lineleaf whitepuff (Oligomeris linifolia) taken from area near Barzan Towers. Doha, Qatar, March 7, 2015
LinkTerminal spikes of lineleaf whitepuff (Oligomeris linifolia) taken from area near Barzan Towers. Doha, Qatar, March 7, 2015

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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.