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Sinai Starthistle

Centaurea sinaica


Spotted in Zaranig ~ St. Katherine's Protectorate ~ gravelly desert plain.

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Bernadette S
Bernadette S 7 years ago

Thank you, Ori!

Ori Fragman-Sapir
Ori Fragman-Sapir 8 years ago

1, the leaves continue downwards on the stem, in other words the stem is winged.
2. the flowers r bright yellow, wihtout any dark centre, in this link u can see C. aegyptiaca, which is a denser larger plant as well :

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 8 years ago

Could you tell me why Ori? Thanks!

Ori Fragman-Sapir
Ori Fragman-Sapir 9 years ago

most likely C. sinaica

Bernadette S
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Bernadette S

مدينة كاترينا, جنوب سيناء, Egypt

Spotted on Apr 30, 2010
Submitted on Mar 10, 2012

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