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A web site containing information about the Flora of Zimbabwe. San Bartolomé. Lanzarote. ense es una especie nativa en las islas. Se trata de una planta anual de hasta 25 cm, con ramas extendidas sobre la. Learn more about the Purslane-leaved aizoon – with amazing Purslane-leaved aizoon photos and facts on Arkive.

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Glossary Annual A plant that lives or grows for just one year. AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmAizono Festival.

Plant of purslane-leaved aizoon Aizoon canariense partially covered by sand on a gravel plane in Harrarah Al Kharrarah.

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Star shaped plant of purslane-leaved aizoon Aizoon canariense in a large roadside depression near Route 77 to Ras Laffan. Seedling of purslane-leaved aizoon Aizoon canariense in a depression on roadside of a road to Zubara, area canqriense Al Magdah farms.

Purslane-leaved aizoon Aizoon canariense on a hill north-west from oil tank farm in Haloul Island Jazirat Halul. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. The purslane-leaved aizoon has tiny, yellowish-green flowers 3 7which usually grow singly 1 5although they may occur in a branched arrangement 6.

In the United Arab Emirates, the purslane-leaved aizoon flowers between January and June, while in Pakistan this species flowers between September and November. This species is also known to be used as feed for domestic animals 2 8. American University in Cairo Press, Cairo.

Back to Aizoon index. Derivation of specific name: Purslane-leaved aizoon range The purslane-leaved aizoon is common and widespread in the northern regions of the United Arab Emirates 3and occurs in other parts of Asia, including Afghanistan, western Pakistan and southern Iran 1 5. Aizoon canariense is found in salty and non-salty habitats in hot desert areas, mainly in sandy places and gravel plains.


Regularly alternate, flat on the ground, entire, mm long, 2—45 mm broad, suborbicular, elliptical, obovate-cuneiform, to spathulate, obtuse, or bluntly subacuminate at apex, with curled edges, attenuated in a petiole nearly as long than the lamina mm longmore or less pubescent on both sides. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! X Close Image credit. Harrarah, 40 miles south-west from Doha, Qatar, March 12, Terms of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only.

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This information is awaiting authentication canariese a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. A woody-stemmed plant, the purslane-leaved aizoon Aizoon canariense has characteristic zig-zagging branches which radiate from the centre of the plant in a star shape 3. After an initial period, the plant usually produces flowers once a year. Northern Qatar, January 29, Qatar, January 29, Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Star shaped prostrate yellow flowers of a desert plant Aizoon canariense local name Jafna.

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Flora canzriense Pakistan – Aizoon canariense April, http: Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Young plant of purslane-leaved aizoon Aizoon canariense with a flower in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. Primary branches 1—5 mm in diameter, cm long or more. Purslane-leaved aizoon conservation There are currently no conservation actions specifically targeting the purslane-leaved aizoon. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryaizlonenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.


Perennial A plant sizoon normally lives for more than two years. The tissue of these succulents can store water that may be used later in the growing season. Perianth segments sepals triangular to ovate, persistent, acute, mm long or longer, yellowish inside, greenish or reddish and pilose outside imbricate in aestivation.

Seedling of purslane-leaved aizoon Aizoon canariense on rocky ridge of Jebel Fuwairit.

This species has also been recorded on offshore islands. It is mainly found in areas where rainfall occurs in the summer, although it is able to withstand a certain amount of winter rain. It grows as a small-scale ground-cover which spreads outward by means of seeds over time.

Synonyms Aizoon procumbens, Aizoon spathulatum, Glinus chrystallinus, Glinus aizon, Veslingia caulifloris, Veslingia heisteri. Purslane-leaved aizoon habitat Dry environments such as compact sand xanariense gravel plains are the main habitat of the purslane-leaved aizoon 3 6 7 8.

The flowers are apetalous with triangular segments, mm longyellowish inside, greenish or reddish and hairy outside.

Seedlings of purslane-leaved aizoon Aizoon canariense in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast. It prefers light shade with ample airflow rather than full sun, except in cool coast-side locations. The herb is consumed as a food by the Tuareg, and also by camels in Kuwait. Herb A small, non-woody, seed bearing plant in which all the aerial parts die back at the end of aizooon growing season.

Blooming purslane-leaved aizoon Aizoon canariense in area of Jabal Al Jassasiya, on north-eastern coast.