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- noun desert shrub of Syria and Arabia having small white flowers; constitutes the juniper of the Old Testament; sometimes placed in genus Genista
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Main depressions and major dune systems have vegetation comprised of tall shrubs (Retama raetam, Ziziphus lotus, Genista saharae, Calligonum comosum) and/or trees (Acacia raddiana, Pistacia atlantica, Tamarix aphylla, Calligonum azel, C. arich).
AHMED, Z.F. and RIZK, A.M. (1963) A phytochemical investigation of the seeds of Retama raetam Webb. and Berth.
Genista monosperma, G. raetam of Forskal, answering to the