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Desert Cotton

Aerva javanica


Very young and healthy plant growing in the Dahab flood zone several weeks after winter rains. "A species of plant in the Amaranthaceae family. The plant is herbaceous, multi-stemmed, soft-wooded, with broad leaves; it often has an erect habit." - wiki


sandy wadis and desert plains


Not used medicinally here in Egypt or Sinai, but in other parts of the world (Jordan, for example), it is.

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Bernadette S
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Bernadette S


Spotted on Feb 10, 2013
Submitted on Feb 15, 2013

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