Flowering

  • Jan1
  • Feb2
  • Mar3
  • Apr4
  • May5
  • Jun6
  • Jul7
  • Aug8
  • Sep9
  • Oct10
  • Nov11
  • Dec12
Not in Bloom

Distribution

אזובית פטרה - מפת תפוצה

Geogr. District

Description & Remarks

Origanum petraeum was discovered near Petra, Edom, SW Jordan. It is confined to hard sandstones. The name displays both the area and the preferred habitat of the plant. The holotype was collected by I. Kuenne near Petra.

@More on this species: [useful_plants_g7 “Plant stories” chapter G part 7].

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Additional Names

Hebrew with Vowels:
אֲזוֹבִית פֶּטְרָה

תכונות וזיהוי

  • צמחי אדום. צבע הכותרת צהבהב. צבע המאבקים לפני פתיחתם סגול בהיר.

    צמחי אדום. צבע הכותרת צהבהב. צבע המאבקים לפני פתיחתם סגול בהיר.

Life form (Raunkiaer):
chamaephyte
Spinescence:
absent
Succulence:
non-succulent
Summer Shedding:
perennating
Petal or tepal color:
white
Sexuality and Reproductive Morphology:
Flowers hermaphrodite only
Sporangia or Seed Homogeneity:
Homogeneous seeds-fruits
Flowering Time:
August, October, July, September
Leaf arrangement:
opposite (two leaves per node)
Leaf Type:
entire
Leaf or leaflet margin:
smooth
Stipule:
absent
Habitat:
Hard rock outcrops, Shrub-steppes
Chorotype:
Irano-Turanian
Drought Resistence:
Salt Resistance:
glycophyte
Synanthrop:
obligate natural

Taxonomy

Superdivision:
Spermatophyta
Division:
Angiospermae
Class:
Dicotyledoneae
Genus:
Origanum