Oman Botanic Garden
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BRASSICACEAE

Clypeola aspera

Delicate annual herb.Stems up to 20cm, simple or branched, hairs stellate. Leaves: Sessile, lanceolate to spatulate, acute, base tapering. Flowers: Racemes 20-50-flowered, lax; sepals about 1mm; petals about 1.5mm, yellow to white. Fruit: Siliqua pendulous, suborbicular, without a pale margin, emarginated, densely covered with stiff, minutely barbulate hairs. Flowering period: March to April. Habitat: Grows on sandy and stony wadi banks. Found in Musandam. Uses: Grazed by goats.

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