Blepharispermum hirtum

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Blepharispermum hirtum
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Genus: Blepharispermum
Species: B. hirtum
Binomial name
Blepharispermum hirtum

Blepharispermum hirtum is a species of tree in the aster family, Asteraceae. It is native to Oman and Yemen. It grows in escarpment woodland habitat, where it is sometimes a dominant species. In some parts of its range it is vulnerable to overexploitation for its wood.[1]


  1. ^ a b Ghazanfar, S. A. 1998. Blepharispermum hirtum. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. Downloaded on 14 September 2013.