Name: Dahseer

Scientific name: Taverniera aegyptiaca

Type: Shrub

Color: Green

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 30 - 75 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Shrub. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Native. Local. Also recorded: E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Mainly in NE Qatar, where locally frequent on more compact soils. Well- grown bushes occur at Ras Laffan Industrial City (John Norton) and the species is also found at Al Dhakira, Fuwairit and Simaismah (Mohammed Al Safran). Notes: See under T. aegyptiaca. Plants in the NE are presumed to be this species, but have not been collected or confirmed by an expert.

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