The deserts are not only beautiful but a place where you can enjoy the vast horizons and the fragrance of the deserts’ flora. The desert after the rains convert into an echoing green sands, rich with diversity of flora and fauna. The whole picture makes the scene very attractive, which works as an ECOTHERAPY.
I hereby share some glimpses from the desert. I’m sure, it will work as a healing agent for your health and thoughts. Lets, enjoy the glimpses and please come with your suggestions and thoughts.
The beautiful red sandy desert of the Alain is unique and special of its kind. I have named the desert as living desert. I hope, you will enjoy and share my articles on your social media pages.
You can see different kinds of life in the desert. You can find wasp, ants, lizards and different types of plants. The mix of the sunshine, dusk, rays, flowers, camels and others make is a scene of paradise.
Some plants are very specialized and crafted very unique by the nature. Such plants know how to survive in the harsh and hostile ecosystems. They are beautiful and useful as well.
Camel is one of the unique gift of the nature, landed in the desert. Loving camel is engineered in my DNA. I do not know, what the nature has really planned for me and the camel.
The main question is still there, how to harvest the potential of the desert sustainable and humanly. The bush fire, climate change and the planet warming has created serious questions in the minds of the people who really concern.
Let we think the nature as our mother and as our breath
Tribulus is resilient, beautiful and important flora of the desert.
It is resilient to the hardiness of the climate and weather of the desert
Having medicinal value, directly and indirectly (use as a herb also indirectly through camel urine and milk)
it is perineal plant but sprouts in spring (March and April after rains)
Not only valued as camel food and ethnomedicine but tribulus is home to precious fauna of the Desert
Many types of fauna live inside and around the Tribulus plant
They either depend upon the nectar, or florescence or eat the leaves
Some makes burrows and home inside the plant to make it habitat
They are making a rich niche and ecosystem
They fabricate a very useful and efficient biological control
They have beautiful flowers and seeds
.The yellow flowers make it very attractive in the desert. It attracts the insects and birds from a far distance. The aroma of the nectar is also very appealing for the bees and wasps. The seeds are coated in a compound structure enriched with hair to maintain the moisture of the structure.
The pest of the plant
In the month of the February, they are very much affected by the small black insects like lice. The insects rely on the florescence for food and shelter. They drink the moisture and juice of the pedestal of the flowers.
Then the other factors, like other good insects, wind storm, birds and rain help the tribunals to get rid of the lice.
Here are the links of the articles about the camel ice-cream species in the link below.