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Plumbaginaceae

Plumbaginaceae Juss. - Leadwort Family

1. Limonium axillare (Forssk.) Kuntze

(Eurychiton adensis, Statice axillaris)

Common names: qataf, shelail, Sea Lavender

LinkFlowers of Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, February 19, 2010
LinkBlooming Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 1, 2010
LinkSea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) in Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 1, 2010
LinkBlooming Sea Lavender (Limonium axillare, local name Qetaif) in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
LinkFlowers of Sea Lavender (Limonium axillare, local name Qetaif) in sands of Jazirat Umm Tays, barrier island at northern tip of Qatar, east from Ruwais, March 24, 2012
LinkSea Lavender (Limonium axillare, Statice axillaris, local names qataf, shelail) growing in silt in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, February 28, 2014
LinkDry flower bracts of Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
LinkBlooming Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, March 7, 2014
LinkSea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) on a beach of Umm Tays Island in Madinat Al Shamal area. Qatar, March 14, 2014
LinkLarge plant of Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) on a beach of Umm Tays Island in Madinat Al Shamal area. Qatar, March 14, 2014
LinkBushes of Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) on a beach of Umm Tays Island in Madinat Al Shamal area. Qatar, March 14, 2014
LinkBlooming Sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) on a beach of Umm Tays Island in Madinat Al Shamal area. Qatar, March 14, 2014
LinkSea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) with flowers on a beach of Umm Tays Island in Madinat Al Shamal area. Qatar, March 14, 2014
LinkSeedling of sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Northern Qatar, December 12, 2014
LinkSea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit. Qatar, January 31, 2015
LinkSea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) with ants burrow on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 24, 2015
LinkSea Lavender (Limonium axillare, local name Qetaif) in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, March 12, 2016
LinkBlooming Sea Lavender (Limonium axillare, local name Qetaif) in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, March 12, 2016
LinkSea Lavender (Limonium axillare, local name Qetaif) in a depression in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, March 12, 2016
LinkFlowers of Sea Lavender (Limonium axillare, local name Qetaif) in area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, March 12, 2016
LinkPurple flowers of Sea Lavender (Limonium axillare, local name Qetaif) taken from area of Ras Laffan farms. Northern Qatar, March 12, 2016
LinkSea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) near Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, March 26, 2016
LinkBlooming sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) near a rocky ridge in Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, March 26, 2016
Link"Bonsai" form of sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) overrun by a car near a rocky ridge in Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, March 26, 2016
LinkFlowers of sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) near a rocky ridge in Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, March 26, 2016
LinkSea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) in bloom near a rocky ridge in Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, March 26, 2016
LinkPlant of sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) near a rocky ridge in Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, March 26, 2016
LinkPlant of sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) growing on limestone near a rocky ridge in Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Qatar, March 26, 2016
LinkWhite flower bracts of sea lavender (Qetaif, Limonium axillare) on Purple Island (Jazirat Bin Ghanim). Al Khor, Qatar, April 2, 2016

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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.