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Scientific Name: Chrysanthemum macrocarpum Classical Arabic Name: ‫‘[ أقحوان‬Oqohweïn


Location: East of Laâyoune, Morocco Photographed: April 2013

Brief Description: It is an annual that grows from 10 to 30 centimeters and generally found in the northern regions of the Sahara, but also southern Morocco, north of the Fezzan and in the Tassili des Ajjers. In Kel Tamahaq it is called ‘awleslis’ [•‫‖׃‬ʘ‖٤ʘ in Tinifagh]. Its significance to local communities is unknown.