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Suaeda aralocaspica

Suaeda aralocaspica is a species of plant in the family Amaranthaceae that is restricted to the deserts of central Asia. It is a halophyte and uses C 4 carbon fixation but lacks the characteristic leaf anatomy of other C 4 plants. Carrying out co ...

                                               

Ugamia

Ugamia is a genus of flowering plants in the chamomile tribe within the sunflower family. There is only one known species, guamia Angren, originally from Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan.

                                               

Heloniopsis

Heloniopsis, also called swamppink, is a genus of plants in the Melanthiaceae, first described as a genus in 1859. It is native to east Asia. Species Heloniopsis koreana Fuse, N.S.Lee & M.N.Tamura – Korean swamppink – Korea. Heloniopsis orientali ...

                                               

Suzukia

Suzukia is a genus of plants in the family Lamiaceae, first described in 1930. It contains two known species, native to Taiwan and the Ryukyu Islands. Species Suzukia luchuensis Kudo - Lu Tao Island also called Green Island of Taiwan, Nansei-shot ...

                                               

Aaronsohnia

Aaronsohnia is a genus in the family Asteraceae, native to mainly non-salty steppes and deserts in North Africa and Middle East. It was named in 1927 after the agronomist Aaron Aaronsohn by the botanists Otto Warburg and Alexander Eig

                                               

Bromus diandrus

This is a brome grass which is native to the Mediterranean but has been introduced to much of the rest of the world. It does best in areas with a Mediterranean climate, such as California and parts of southern Australia, but it is quite tolerant ...

                                               

Buxus balearica

Buxus balearica, the Balearic boxwood, is a shrub or small evergreen tree typical of the Mediterranean forest. It grows wild in Algeria, Morocco, the Island of Sardinia and Spain.

                                               

Calicotome spinosa

Calicotome spinosa is a very spiny, densely branched shrub of the legume family Fabaceae which can reach up to three metres in height. It grows in the Western Mediterranean region on sunny slopes and dry, rocky ground. It is found in Spain, Franc ...

                                               

Centropodia

Centropodia is a genus of Asian and African plants in the grass family. Species Centropodia mossamedensis Rendle Cope - Angola, Namibia. Centropodia fragilis Guinet & Sauvage Cope - Sahara, Sinai, Arabian Peninsula. Centropodia glauca Nees Cope - ...

                                               

Cyclamen rohlfsianum

Cyclamen rohlfsianum is a perennial growing from a tuber, native to shrubland, especially in limestone cracks, up to 450 m above sea level in a small area of northeastern Libya. It is one of the tenderest cyclamen species. The plant was discovere ...

                                               

Dasypyrum

Species include: Earlier types include: Dasypyrum sinaicum - Eremopyrum bonaepartis.

                                               

Endopappus

Endopappus is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family described as a genus in 1860. There is only one known species, Endopappus macrocarpus growing in North Africa. subspecies Endopappus macrocarpus subsp. macrocarpus - Morocco, Algeria, ...

                                               

Heteranthemis

Heteranthemis is a monotypic genus of plants in the daisy family containing the single species Heteranthemis viscidehirta, which is known by the common name oxeye, or sticky oxeye. This plant is native to the Iberian Peninsula and adjacent areas ...

                                               

Heteromera

Heteromera is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family described as a genus in 1874. Heteromera is native to North Africa. Species Heteromera macrocarpa Pomel - Algeria. Heteromera fuscata Desf. Pomel - Algeria, Morocco, Tunisia, Libya. He ...

                                               

Lasiurus scindicus

Lasiurus is a genus of Asian and African plants in the grass family, found primarily in arid regions. The only known species is Lasiurus scindicus, native to drier regions of northern Africa and southwestern Asia, from Morocco and Mali to India. ...

                                               

Mecomischus

Mecomischus is a genus of North African flowering plants in the chamomile tribe within the daisy family. Species Mecomischus halimifolius Munby Hochr. - Morocco, Algeria. Mecomischus pedunculatus Coss. & Durieu Oberpr. & Greuter - Algeria.

                                               

Orchis italica

Orchis italica, commonly known as the naked man orchid or the Italian orchid, is a species of orchid native to the Mediterranean. It gets its common name from the lobed lip of each flower which mimics the general shape of a naked man. In Italy, i ...

                                               

Orobanche crenata

Orobanche crenata is a species of broomrape, commonly known as bean broomrape. It is a common parasite of the faba bean, Vicia faba. It grows in the Mediterranean basin, and in North and East Africa. It has no chlorophyll, and gets its carbohydra ...

                                               

Pennisetum villosum

Pennisetum villosum is a species of flowering plant in the grass family Poaceae, known by the common name feathertop grass or just feathertop. It is native to northeastern Africa and parts of the Arabian Peninsula, and it is grown elsewhere as an ...

                                               

Rhamnus lycioides

Rhamnus lycioides, the black hawthorn, European buckthorn, or Mediterranean buckthorn, is a shrub up to about 1 metre tall in the buckthorn family, Rhamnaceae. It is found in the Mediterranean region, in southern Europe and northern Africa. Its s ...

                                               

Saccocalyx (plant)

Saccocalyx is a genus of flowering plant in the family Lamiaceae, first described in 1835. It contains only one known species, Saccocalyx saturejoides, native to Morocco and Algeria.

                                               

Tourneuxia variifolia

Tourneuxia is a genus of flowering plants in the dandelion tribe within the daisy family. Species The only known Tourneuxia variifolia, native to North Africa.

                                               

Tourneuxia variifolia

                                               

Tricholemma

Tricholemma is a genus of North African plants in the grass family. Species Tricholemma jahandiezii Litard. ex Jahand. & Maire Roser - Algeria, Morocco. Tricholemma breviaristatum Barratte Roser - Algeria.

                                               

Trifolium nigrescens

Trifolium nigrescens, the small white clover, is an annual species which is widespread around the Mediterranean, including north Africa, and the Middle East.

                                               

Ventenata dubia

Ventenata dubia is a species of grass known by the common names North Africa grass and wiregrass. It is native to southern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East. It is becoming well known in North America, where it is an introduced species and ...

                                               

Aegilops bicornis

Aegilops bicornis, Triticum bicorne Forssk) is a species in the family Poaceae native to Palestine and the Levant. Elsewhere, this plant is considered a weed.

                                               

Aegilops crassa

Aegilops crassa Aitch. & Hensl., Triticum syriacum Bowden) is an ornamental plant in the family Poaceae.

                                               

Aegilops kotschyi

Aegilops kotschyi Boiss., Aegilops triuncialis ssp. kotschyi Zhuk., Aegilops geniculata Fig. & De Not. nom, Aegilops variabilis Eig, Triticum kotschyi Bowden, Triticum triunciale ssp. kotschyi Raspail Asch. & Graebn) is a member of the grass fami ...

                                               

Centaurea virgata

Centaurea virgata is a species of Centaurea. It is native to Western Asia. The subspecies C. virgata ssp. squarrosa is known as squarrose knapweed. It is located in Northern California, Idaho, Utah and Eastern Oregon. Plants taprooted perennials ...

                                               

Chrysopogon gryllus

Chrysopogon gryllus is a perennial bunchgrass of the family Poaceae, native to Europe and tropical and temperate Asia. The grass grows to 50-150 cm in height. Spikelets are associated in threes, one of which is fertile with two other same-sex sta ...

                                               

Crataegus ambigua

Crataegus ambigua is a species of thorn native to Western Asia and Eastern Europe, including Armenia, Iran, Russia, and Turkey. It grows as a shrub or tree up to about 12 m in height. The fruit is dark red to purple or black, with one or two ston ...

                                               

Phalaris paradoxa

Phalaris paradoxa is a species of grass in genus Phalaris. Common names include awned canary-grass and hood canarygrass. The spikelets are very different from other representatives of this genus. In glumes each have a hook. It is native to Africa ...

                                               

Mackerel icefish

The mackerel icefish, Champsocephalus gunnari, is a fish found only in the Southern Ocean. They are mainly to be found near Heard and McDonald Islands, Iles Kerguelen and islands in the south Atlantic such as South Georgia. Due to historical over ...

                                               

Poa kerguelensis

Poa kerguelensis is a species of tussock grass native to various subantarctic islands. The specific epithet refers to the type locality – the Kerguelen Islands.

                                               

Ceratodon purpureus

Ceratodon purpureus is a dioicous moss with a color ranging from yellow-green to red. The height amounts to 3 centimeters. It is found worldwide, mainly in urban areas and next to roads on dry sand soils. It can grow in a very wide variety of hab ...

                                               

Aglae

Aglae is a genus of euglossine bees, with the only described species Aglae caerulea. Like all orchid bees, it is restricted to the Neotropics. They are metallic blue. This species, like the genus Exaerete, is a parasite nest on free-living Euglos ...

                                               

Anteos menippe

Anteos menippe, the orange-tipped angled-sulphur, is a butterfly of the family Pieridae. It is found from Mexico to South America. In the upper part of males is yellow with pale orange wing tips, as the name implies. The females have two forms, o ...

                                               

Aphrissa fluminensis

Aphrissa fluminensis, the Rio de Janeiro sulphur, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found in Costa Rica, Brazil, and Peru.

                                               

Barolineocerus elongatus

Barolineocerus elongatus is a species of leafhopper native to Colombia. The length is 4.9–5.0 millimetres. It is named for the very long male subgenital plates. It is distinguished from other species in the genus by the shortened protrusions of t ...

                                               

Barolineocerus furcatus

Barolineocerus furcatus is a species of leafhopper native to Colombia and Brazil. The length is 5.0–5.1 millimetres. It is named for the unusual inner protrusion on the last segment of the abdomen on the male which is bifurcated at the apex. It i ...

                                               

Barolineocerus spinosus

Barolineocerus spinosus is a species of leafhopper native to the Colombian Amazon. The length is 4.5 millimetres. It is named for the unusual inner spine on the male subgenital plate. It is distinguished from other species in the genus by the sub ...

                                               

Battus belus

Battus belus, the Belus swallowtail is a species of butterfly from the family Papilionidae that is found in Brazil, Colombia, Guatemala, Peru and Venezuela.

                                               

Black-tailed antenna ray

The black-tailed antenna ray or dwarf antenna ray is a species of freshwater stingray in the family Potamotrygonidae. It is native to the western Amazon basin in northeastern Peru, western Brazil and possibly eastern Ecuador. It is found both in ...

                                               

Bothrops bilineatus smaragdinus

Bothrops bilineatus smaragdinus is a venomous pitviper subspecies found in the northern and western Amazon region of South America. Common names: Two-striped forest pitviper.

                                               

Callichthys serralabium

It was originally described by Lehmann & Reis in 2004. The species name serralabium comes from the presence of a serrated lower lip in this species, which differentiates it from other members of this genus.

                                               

Chironius scurrulus

It is found in tropical rainforests of the Brazilian Amazon, Southeastern Colombia, northern Bolivia, Ecuador, east of Venezuela, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana.

                                               

Compsolechia drachmaea

Compsolechia drachmaea is a moth of the family Gelechiidae. It was described by Meyrick in 1922. It is found in Brazil. The wingspan is 17-18 mm. In forewings, but dark purple-grey, slightly whitish-speckled, with the dorsal region, filled with b ...

                                               

Crepidochares subtigrina

Crepidochares subtigrina is a moth in the Eriocottidae family. It was described by Meyrick in 1922. It is found in Brazil, where it has been recorded only from Amazonas at an area along the Amazon River. The length of the front wings is about 7.8 ...

                                               

Cynodon septenarius

Cynodon septenarius is one of three species of dogtooth characins in the genus Cynodon. It is the most recently described member of its genus. This fish is found in tropical fresh waters of South America, including the Amazon and Orinoco basins, ...

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