Calligonum comosum (Oman)

Calligonum comosum L’Hér., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 1: 180 1791. (Syn: Calligonum polygonoides subsp. comosum L’Hér.; Pallasia comosa Raeusch. (Unresolved));   Request for ID : Oman : 310511 : AK-3 : Taken at Muscat, Oman….first two pictures on the 8th of Feb, 2008 and other two on the 22nd of Feb, 2008.Bushes found growing in the […]

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Calligonum polygonoides

Calligonum polygonoides L., Sp. Pl. 530 1753.; Phog; Calligonum polygonoides – indiantreepix | Google Groups : Plant from Buchara Bandh Jaipur Calligonum polygonoides The phog plant (Calligonum polygonoides), with its extensive root system, grows on sand dunes and acts as an effective sandbinder. Its leaves serve as fodder for sheep, while its flowers are eaten […]

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