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Parkinsonia aculeata L.

Synonyms

Parkinsonia thornberi

Common names

Mexican Palo Verde

Extract from Wikipedia article

Parkinsonia aculeata is a species of perennial flowering tree in the pea family, Fabaceae. Common names include palo verde, Mexican palo verde, Parkinsonia, Jerusalem thorn, Ratama in Spain, and (where?) jelly bean tree.

LinkBlooming Horsebean (paloverde, Ratama, Parkinsonia aculeata) in Education City campus. Doha, Qatar, March 11, 2010
LinkHorsebean (paloverde, Ratama, Parkinsonia aculeata) grown on roadside of a road to Mesaieed. Qatar, March 4, 2016
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkHorsebean (paloverde, Ratama, Parkinsonia aculeata) on roadside of a road to Mesaieed. Qatar, March 4, 2016
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkNarrow leaves of Horsebean (paloverde, Ratama, Parkinsonia aculeata) on roadside of a road to Mesaieed. Qatar, March 4, 2016
Location on mapsطريق الخراره، Qatar
LinkHorsebean (paloverde, Ratama, Parkinsonia aculeata) in a park of Qatar University. Doha, Qatar, April 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Jamiaa St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of horsebean (paloverde, Ratama, Parkinsonia aculeata) in a park of Qatar University. Doha, Qatar, April 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Jamiaa St, Doha, Qatar

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