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Noun1.Zygophyllum - usually tropical herbs or shrubs having ill-smelling foliage and flower buds that are used as capers: bean capers
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
bean-caper family, family Zygophyllaceae, Zygophyllaceae - small trees, shrubs, and herbs of warm arid and saline regions; often resinous; some poisonous: genera Zygophyllum, Tribulus, Guaiacum, Larrea
bean caper, Syrian bean caper, Zygophyllum fabago - perennial shrub of the eastern Mediterranean region and southwestern Asia having flowers whose buds are used as capers
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The undergraduate students, Haya al-Thani and Hend Ali, presented their research posters in the Analytical Chemistry division titled 'Assessment of ionic content and nutrients in the plant extraction of Tetraena Qatarense (Zygophyllum Qatarense) by ICP-OES and IC & Spectrophotometric and Spectrofluorometric determination of L-Ornithine as pure form and dietary supplements: A Chemometric approach'.
Most of the area has been covered with communities of wormwood (Artemisia steberi) and bean caper (Zygophyllum sp.).
Vegetation low riverine forest is usually trained pre-forestieres species on siliceous substrate and are: Crateagus monogyna; Halimium halimifolium; Withania frutescens; Atriplex halimus; Acacia sp; Zygophyllum sp; Bryonia dioica; Calycotome intermedia; Suaeda sp.
There it made its sheet webs close to the ground, under the cover of spreading Zygophyllum shrubs (Fig.
LC-ESI-TOF-MS identification of bioactive secondary metabolites involvedin the antioxidant, antiinflammatory and anticancer activities of the edible halophyte Zygophyllum album Desf.
The most widely desert plant type is Artemisia Zygophyllum with 1571050 hectares (16%).
Five ursane type sulfated saponins have been isolated from the aerial parts of Zygophyllum fabago Linn, (locally called Chashum).
These tests showed that all aqueous extracts have a significant inhibition of [alpha]-amylase enzyme with the exception of two plants "Zygophyllum album" and "Trigonella foenum" (Table 4).
The dune vegetation at Sandspit is dominated by Suaeda fruticosa Forssk, Salsola imbricata Forssk., Salvadorapersica Linn., Atriplex griffithii, Cressa cretica, Zygophyllum simplex Linn., and Ipomoea pescaprae as well as grasses such as Halopyrum mucronatum (Linn.) Stapf, Aeluropus lagopoides (Linn.) Trin., Urochondra setulosa (Trin) C.E.
Four dominant plant species naturally growing around the lake are: tamarisk (Tamarix aucheriana), common reed (Phragmites australis), athel pine (Tamarix aphylla) and the desert forb (Zygophyllum simplex) (Bazzaz and Al-Manea, 2010).