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Plants of Dhofar, the southern region of Oman

traditional, economic, and medicinal uses

by Anthony G. Miller

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Published by Prepared and published by the Office of the Adviser for Conservation of the Environment, Diwan of Royal Court, Sultanate of Oman in [Muscat] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Oman,
  • Dhofar.
    • Subjects:
    • Botany -- Oman -- Dhofar.,
    • Botany, Economic -- Oman -- Dhofar.,
    • Medicinal plants -- Oman -- Dhofar.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementAnthony G. Miller, Miranda Morris ; illustrated by Susanna Stuart-Smith.
      ContributionsMorris, Miranda., Stuart-Smith, Susanna., Oman. Office of the Advisor for Conservation of the Environment.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK353 .M55 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxvii, 361 p. :
      Number of Pages361
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2245259M
      ISBN 100715708082
      LC Control Number89119122

      Origin and Habitat: Arabian Peninsula (Yemen, Oman, and Dhofar) across the Red Sea into Sudan (Red Sea Hills) and Eritrea. Altitude range: From sea level to metres. Habitat and ecology: Euphorbia cactus, a CAM plant, is a common succulent plant growing in southern Arabia in deserts where high temperature is a common feature of the the Yemen mountains, Euphorbia cactus is the.   After journeying in the wilderness for the “space of many years,” Lehi and his family eventually came to a coastal region which they “called Bountiful, because of its much fruit and also wild honey.” In , Hugh Nibley suggested that the lush Dhofar region in southern Oman might be where Bountiful could be located in the real world. In , Warren Aston developed 12 criteria, based. Oman on Sunday advised all private sector establishments in Dhofar region to shut down for three days after Cyclone Mekunu hit the southern part of the Gulf Arab country, causing extensive damage.


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Miller; Miranda Morris Illustrated by Susanna Stuart-Smith Published by The Office Of The Adviser For Conservation Of The Environment, Diwan Of Royal Court Sultanate Of Oman.

1st. Plants of Dhofar, the Southern Region of Oman: Traditional Economic and Medicinal Uses Hardback By (author) A. Miller, By (author) Miranda Morris, Illustrated by S.S. Smith. Within the slopes and valleys of the southern mountains of Oman are an extraordinary variety of flora.

The plants in Dhofar inhabit an environment that can change from wet cloud soaked biome to bone-dry desert in the period of a few days or meters. Grass dominates the mountain upper plateau while the sea-facing slopes are have Anogeissus dhofarica as their dominant plant.

Plants of Dhofar, the Southern Region of Oman: Traditional Economic and Medicinal Uses Hardcover – 1 May by A. Miller (Author), Miranda Morris (Author), S.S. Smith (Illustrator) & 0 moreAuthor: A. Miller, Miranda Morris. Miranda: Plants of Dhofar, the Southern Region of Oman ‐ Traditional, Economical and Medicinal Uses.

With illustrationsAuthor: Ib Friis. Plants of Dhofar (The Southern Region of Oman, Traditional Economic and Medicinal Uses)Anthony G. Miller and Miranda Morris The Office of the Adviser for Conservation of the Environment, Diwan of Royal Court, Sultanate of Oman.

pp., HB. The southern region of Oman book UK, available from Holmes McDougall Ltd., Allander House, – Leith Walk, Edinburgh EH6 8NS. £ inc postage - Volume 24 Issue 4 - Author: Mike Read. DOI: / Corpus ID: Plants of Dhofar, The Southern Region of Oman: Traditional, Economic, and Medicinal Uses @inproceedings{MillerPlantsOD, title={Plants of Dhofar, The Southern Region of Oman: Traditional, Economic, and Medicinal Uses}, author={A.

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Miller, Miranda Morris Published by Office of the Adviser for Conservation of the Environment, Diwan of Royal Court, Sultanate of Oman ()Price Range: £ - £ Dhofar is the southernmost region of Oman, with Yemen at its western border, and is effectively cut off from the rest of Oman by a desert region, the Jiddat al-Harisis karst, inhabited mainly by Bedouin.2 Most travel between Dhofar and the rest of Oman, until the opening of passenger air travel between Muscat and Salalah (the regional capital.

Plants of Dhofar is an excellent and very hard to find book. It's also super expensive at the moment. Written by Miranda Morris, Anthony G. Mililer and illustrated by Susanna Stuart-Smith, the rest of the title is The Southern Region of Oman Traditional, Economic and Medicinal Uses.

Miller, A. & Morris, M. Plants of Dhofar. The southern region of Oman traditional, economic and medicinal uses. Muscat, It lies in Southern Oman, on the eastern border with Yemen 's Al Mahrah Governorate.

It is a rather mountainous area that cov km 2 (38, sq mi) and has a population ofas of the census. The largest city, as well as capital of the Governorate, is l: Salalah. PLANTS OF DHOFAR The Southern Region of Oman Traditional, Economic and Medicinal Uses Anthony G.

Miller Miranda Morris Illustrated by Susanna Stuart-Smith Prepared and Published by The Office of The Adviser for Conservation of The Environment, Diwan of Royal Court Sultanate of Oman. The Dhofar Rebellion (Arabic: ثورة ظفار ‎), also known as the War in Dhofar (Arabic: الحرب في ظفار ‎) or the Omani Civil War (Arabic: الحرب الأهلية العمانية ‎), was waged from to in the province of Dhofar against the Sultanate of Muscat and war began with the formation of the Dhofar Liberation Front, a group which aimed to create Location: Dhofar Province, Oman.

The Oman Botanic Garden is a development of the Diwan of Royal Court in Oman, growing unique plants, landscapes and covering cultural traditions of Oman. The garden is currently under construction. When it opens it will showcase all of the native plant species of Oman in a series of created.

Plants of Dhofar, the southern region of Oman, traditional, economic and medicinal uses. By Anthony April Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland.

There are ninety-three endemic species (%), of which fifty-seven (%) occur in southern Oman. Biogeographically, the southwest region of Oman falls in the Somalia-Masai regional centre of Author: Shahina Ghazanfar.

Collecting wild species in Dhofar, southern region of the Sultanate of Oman. Author(s): Guarino, L. Author Affiliation: Ministry of Agriculture & Natural Resources, PO BoxNicosia, by: 2. Book review Full text access Plants of Dhofar: The Southern Region of Oman.

Traditional, Economic and Medicinal uses: By Anthony G. Miller & Miranda Morris. Illustrated by Susanna Stuart-Smith. Office of Conservation of the Environment, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman (separate English and Arabic editions). pp. ISBN 0 2. Dhofar, also spelled Dhufar, Arabic Ẓufār, historical region in southern Oman, extending from Cape Al-Sharbatāt on the coast of the Arabian Sea southwestward to the Oman-Yemen border.

The region’s northern boundary has never been defined, but generally included in the territory is the Wadi Mughshin, located about miles ( km) inland.

Barleria almughsaylensis Mosti, Raffaelli & Tardelli (Acanthaceae), a new species from Oman: A. Patzelt: Oman Plant Red Data Book: P. & A. Patzelt: Field Guide to the Wild Plants of Oman: M. Tardelli, Raffaelli M. Some aspects of the vegetation of Dhofar (Southern Oman). Muscat: The Environment Society of Oman (ESO) is observing Earth Day on Sunday by planting about 1, native trees in Salalah as part of their drive to pl native trees in the Dhofar.

Plants of Dhofar, The Southern Region of Oman: Traditional, Economic, and Medicinal Uses by Anthony G. Miller, Miranda Morris, et al. | Jan 1, out of 5 stars 1. Explore Dhofar holidays and discover the best time and places to visit. | The southernmost governorate of Oman is a world away from the industrious north and separated geographically by an interminable gravel desert.

Edged by the sand dunes of the Empty Quarter to the north and an escarpment encircling the main city of Salalah in the south. Plants of Dhofar, the Southern Region of Oman: Traditional, Economic, and Medicinal Uses by Anthony G.

Miller, Miranda Morris, Susanna Stuart-Smith (Illustrator)Office of the Adviser for Conservation of the Environment, Diwan of Price: $ Morris is also a co-author of Plants of Dhofar, the Southern Region of Oman: Traditional, Economic, and Medicinal Uses, (Miller, Morris, Stuart-Smith ) which contains, in the information about how/ when/ why various plants are used, a lot of anthropological information.

—: A St. George of Dhofar. In: Arabian Studies 4 () 59– —: Oath-Taking and Vows in Oman. In: Arabian Studies 2 () 7– —: Folklore and Folk Literature in Oman and Socotra. In: Arabian Studies 1 () 7– —: The Language of Poetry in Dhofar.

In: The Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies () 1. The hilly ranges at Jebel Akdhar and Dhofar are rich with remarkable flora and fauna and comprise of migratory birds and valuable medicinal plants.

The Jebel Akdhar area in Oman, from which medicinal plant data was gathered, is situated at latitude o ' N and longitude ° ' E and m above sea level.

It is one of the Cited by: 1. Dhofar Governorate stretches over an area of one third of Oman and forms the Sultanate’s southern part. Dhofar includes a distinctive natural diversity where the coast blends with the mountains and the desert in wonderful harmony so that the mountains look like a fertile crescent, rising to a height of 1, metres and then descending into a.

Plants of Dhofar, the southern region of Oman: traditional, economic and medicinal uses. Sultanate of Oman, The Office of the Adviser for Conservation of the Environ- ment, Diwan of Royal Court, Sultanate of by: Salalah is the capital city of Oman 's southern Dhofar region. Photo: StellarD, CC BY-SA Destinations.

Taqah Taqah is a town in Dhofar. Taqah is 35km east of Salalah on Highway Mirbat Once the capital of Dhofar, the town of Mirbat is now known primarily for fishing.

The use of medicinal herbs in northern and central Oman (Arabia) is still common today. Plants known for their curative powers are used for a wide spectrum of diseases, from common cold and fever to paralysis and diabetes.

Herbal medicines are dispensed, after “diagnosis” from a herbal healer. The detailed uses of 35 native and 21 cultivated plants and their chemical composition are by: “We plan to pl native and indigenous trees by April covering a total ofsquare metres of desert, mountains, plains and coastal areas in Dhofar region,” said a.

Plants of Dhofar, the Southern Region of Oman: Traditional, Economic, and Medicinal Uses. Muscat: Office of the Adviser for Conservation of the Environment, Diwan of.

James and Thibaud Aronson report from Dhofar, in southern Arabia. This remarkable region is a biogeographical and historical crossroads at a critical moment of change. The Sultanate of Oman doesn’t figure on most people’s mental map.

But once told that it sits on the southeastern rim of the Arabian Peninsula, between Yemen to the west, and. Dhofar Al Buraymi; Dhofar The Dhofar region lies in Southern Oman, on the eastern border of Yemen. Its mountainous area cov km² and has the population ofas of census The largest town in the region is Salalah.Dhofar is the southern region of Oman with borders on the Wusta region to the north-east, the Arabian Sea to the south and south-east, and the largest sandy desert in the world the Rub al Khali or Empty Quarter to the north and north-west.

The Dhofar Mountain Chain runs kilometres east to west.Some of them are perennial like Frankincense and Myrrh, both are considered as the indicators of the region. The other medicinal plant of region includes olive, camel grass, Nerium, Aloe vera, Eshvarak, rubber bush, etc.

The whole region is covered by calcareous soil which has approximately 15% CaCO 3. The soil is very poor in nutrient, and all Author: Mohd.

Idrees, Israr Ul Hassan, M. Naeem, Tariq Aftab, M. Masroor A. Khan.