Oman Botanic Garden
A JOURNEY THROUGH THE HEART OF OMAN

BORAGINACEAE

Morettia parviflora

Woody based perennial covered in white hairs, up to 40cm. Leaves: Grey/green, broadly oval with entire margins. Flowers: Small, white with yellow centres, borne terminally. Fruit: Hairy, curved away from the stem. Flowering period: November to May. Habitat: Common in sand and gravel areas, wadis, desert and disturbed ground. Found in Northern Oman. Altitude: up to 1800m. Uses: Grazed by camels.

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