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Boraginaceae; Arabic-Kahil, Chehil; Generally none as Arabian primroe- Phrophets flower

Arnebia hisidissima

Description:

Swehain, Abu Dhabi, UAE. Flowers are small, yellow. Used as a cosmetic rouge by Bedouin girls

Habitat:

desert plant; Seen on sand dunes. Flowering from Dec to April, common in UAE

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1 Comment

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 5 years ago

It's the roots that are used as a cosmetic, yes?

Karan Raghwa
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Karan Raghwa

‏Al Ain, أبو ظبي, United Arab Emirates

Spotted on Feb 17, 2007
Submitted on Feb 23, 2013

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