This study was carried out to identify the plant species of Wadi Awaj (Al-Lasab) in Hadhramout governorate. The results of the field survey identified a total of 47 plant species 26 families and 43 genera including 39 wild plant species grown naturally. The total number of cultivated plants was 6 plant species, only two plant species are grown as both wild and cultivated species. The dicots were 43 species while monocots were represented as 4 species. The most dominant families were: Fabaceae(8 species and 5 genera), Apocynaceae (5 species and 5 genera), Euphorbiaceae, Poaceae and Zygophyllaceae (3 species and 3 genera for each), Asteraceae, Capparaceae, Cucurbitaceae and Rhamnaceae (2 species and 2 genera for each. The most dominant genera were Acacia which recorded: (3 species), followed by Tephrosia and Ziziphus (2،species for each). All plant species were shown as an ecological form of shrubs, herbs and trees.
Ba-Hawerith, Mahroos Abdulla; Bin Qadim, Mohammed Saeed; Kanji, Murad Mohammed; Maqram, Dhekra Abdulla; and Pyar Ali, Hassan
"Taxonomical Study of Plant Species in Wadi Awaj (Al-Lasab) at Coastal Region of Hadramout – Yemen,"
Hadhramout University Journal of Natural & Applied Sciences: Vol. 17
, Article 10.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.aaru.edu.jo/huj_nas/vol17/iss2/10