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Stipagrostis obtusa (Delile) Nees

Synonyms

Aristida bifida, Aristida capensis, Aristida obtusa, Arthratherum capense, Arthratherum obtusum, Avena capensis, Chaetaria capensis, Stipagrostis capensis, Stipa plumosa, Trisetum muricatum

Common names

Nusi

Extract from Wikipedia article

Stipagrostis obtusa (Afrikaans: kortbeen boesmangras, Khoekhoe: ǂhabob, Hebrew: מלענן ריסני‎) is a perennial grass belonging to the grass family (Poaceae). It is a widespread species, being native to North Africa, Mauritania, Chad, Ethiopia, Southern Africa, Western Asia, the Arabian Peninsula and Pakistan.[+]

LinkSlender grass Stipagrostis obtusa in a runnel near a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
LinkSlender grass Stipagrostis obtusa with silvery spikes in a runnel near a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, March 18, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
LinkGrass Stipagrostis obtusa in area of Jebel Al-Nakhsh (Khashm an Nakhsh). South-western Qatar, March 25, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkSpikelets of grass Stipagrostis obtusa in area of Jebel Al-Nakhsh (Khashm an Nakhsh). South-western Qatar, March 25, 2016
Location on mapsSalwa Rd, Qatar
LinkPlumose spikes of grass Stipagrostis obtusa taken from area of Jebel Al-Nakhsh (Khashm an Nakhsh). South-western Qatar, March 25, 2016
LinkClose up of grass Stipagrostis obtusa taken from area of Jebel Al-Nakhsh (Khashm an Nakhsh). South-western Qatar, March 25, 2016
LinkGrass Stipagrostis obtusa in Maszhabiya (Al Mashabiya) Reserve near Abu Samra. Southern Qatar, April 8, 2016
Location on mapsQuarantine Rd, Qatar
LinkGrass Stipagrostis obtusa on roadside of a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, April 15, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
LinkSilvery spikes of grass Stipagrostis obtusa on roadside of a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, April 15, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
LinkSpikes of grass Stipagrostis obtusa(?) without plume on roadside of a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, April 15, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
LinkClose up of a spike of grass Stipagrostis obtusa(?) without plume on roadside of a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, April 15, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
LinkLight brown spikes of grass Stipagrostis obtusa(?) without plume on roadside of a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, April 15, 2016
Location on mapsQatar-UAE Road, Qatar
LinkSpikelets of grass Stipagrostis obtusa taken from roadside of a road to Sawda Natheel. Southern Qatar, April 15, 2016
LinkSilvery spikes of grass Stipagrostis obtusa taken from Lebwairda area north from Al Khor. Qatar, April 16, 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.