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National Flower

Elegant, endemic, perennial herb, with underground rhizomes. Usually the leaves are much shorter than the stalk of the flower. The flower is black — dark lilac, glossy, with transparent veins; large flower segments have inn basal, black spots, & hairy area at white-green or brown background

Habitat: marginal land & mountains; Amman, Madaba & Karak. F.l. April — May.