Included here is the southeastern part of the Arabian Peninsula including Oman and the eastermost parts of the United Arab Emirates.
Of the endemic and near endemic vascular plants so far recorded there are about 94 species in 84 genera and 39 families. There are 2 endemic genera (marked red) but no endemic families.
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