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Grass - Cyperaceae Sedge Family ; Arabic Name: thenda, ayzm

Cyperus conglomeratus

Description:

Perennial; spikelets pale brown, clustered in dense or loose round head Photo was taken at Sweihan, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Habitat:

Sand, drought-resistant

Notes:

Traditionally used for making sails, ropes, baskets One of the few plants that can stabilize mobile sand-dunes

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Karan Raghwa
Spotted by
Karan Raghwa

‏Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Spotted on Feb 13, 2010
Submitted on May 12, 2014

Spotted for Mission

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