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Panicum turgidum Forssk.

Synonyms

Panicum frutescens, Panicum neglectum, Panicum nubicum

Common names

Ithmam, thumam

Extract from Wikipedia article

Panicum turgidum is an old world clumping desert bunchgrass of the Panicum genus.

LinkDesert grass Panicum turgidum Forssk. (local name Thummam). Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, 2010
LinkDesert grass Panicum turgidum (local name Thummam) on roadside of Salwa Road in area of Khashem Al Nekhsh. Qatar, March 21, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Road, Qatar
LinkDesert grass Panicum turgidum (local name Thummam) in sand on roadside of Salwa Road in area of Rawdat Ekdaim. Southern Qatar, March 21, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkDesert grass Panicum turgidum in area of Nakhsh Mountain near Salwa Road in southern Qatar, May 8, 2015
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkFlower spikelets of desert grass Panicum turgidum (local name Thummam) in Maszhabiya (Al Mashabiya) Reserve near Abu Samra. Southern Qatar, March 25, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkDesert grass Panicum turgidum in Maszhabiya (Al Mashabiya) Reserve near Abu Samra. Southern Qatar, March 25, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkDesert grass Panicum turgidum (local name Thummam) in a wadi near Salwa Road, near Mukaynis. Qatar, April 22, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar

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