Plant Biodiversity of Aqaba Area

* Vegetation type of Aqaba

Aqaba province (south Jordan) belongs to a phytogeographical region called subtropical or sudanian penetration. The vegetation in Aqaba is largely similar to that in the tropics. Dominated by Acacia species, Balanites aegyptiaca, Calotropis procera, Maerua crassifolia, Salvadora persica, Haloxylon sp, Ochradenus baccatus. Phoenix dactylifera (Date palm tree) and Hyphane thebaica and other similar related plants.

Some Native Bushes Species of Aqaba Some Native Tree Species of Aqaba
  Hibiscus rosa sinensis
كركديه صيني
 Nitraria retusa
الغرقد
 Calotropis procera
عشير
 Retama raetam
الرتم
 Micromeria sinaica
Iphiona maris- mortui
 Caralluma sinaica
 Aerva javanica
 Arnebia decumbens
 Arnebia tinctoria
 Gleome africana
 Gomphocarpus siniacus
 Heliotropium digynum
 Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum
 Opophytum forskahlii
 Pergularia tomentosa
 Sedum
   
 Hyphane thebaica: EN-US;mso-bidi-language:AR-SA" __designer:mapid="61">Hyphane thebaica
دوم
 Phoenix dactylifera
نخيل التمر
 Salvadora persica
المسواك
 Balanites aegyptiaca
الزقوم
 Acacia tortilis
السنط
 Maerua crassifolia
المرو
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