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Withania somnifera

Common names

Ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, winter cherry, sakaran, sim al ferakh

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Withania somnifera, known commonly as ashwagandha, Indian ginseng, poison gooseberry, or winter cherry, is a plant in the Solanaceae or nightshade family. Several other species in the genus Withania are morphologically similar. It is used as an herb in Ayurvedic medicine.

LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) growing from cracks of sidewalk pavement in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkSeedling of ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) near a water pipe in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkSeedling of ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers and fruits of ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkShoot of ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkFruits of ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) with flowers on sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) taken from area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsAl Kharais Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkUnripe fruit of ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) taken from area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsAl Kharais Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkOpened unripe fruit of ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) taken from area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 4, 2015
Location on mapsAl Kharais Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkDusty plant of ashwagandha (Withania somnifera) on sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 11, 2015
LinkRed berries of ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) taken from area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, May 25, 2015
Location on mapsLusail Expressway, Doha, Qatar
LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) taken from sidewalk in area of Saha 3 Street in Onaiza area. Doha, Qatar, June 15, 2015
LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar
LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) near a stone building on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlowers of Ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar
LinkFruits of Ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar
LinkRipening fruits of Ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar
LinkClose up of fruits of Ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) taken from Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
LinkRipe fruits of Ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) taken from Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
LinkDetached red berries of Ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) taken from Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
LinkFruits of Ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on white background taken from Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, February 25, 2016
LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) with fruits on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, March 2, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar
LinkLarge bush of Ashwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on Al Muhandiseen Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, March 2, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar
LinkAshwagandha plant (Withania somnifera) on Al Mawrid Street in Al Lejbailat area. Doha, Qatar, May 26, 2016
Location on mapsAl Mawrid St, Doha, Qatar

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