The aim of the study is to investigate the natural vegetation cover and plant biodiversity of the Jabal Adhaeif ( Bani Omar) in Taiz and to evaluate the possibility to be the natural protected site.
The vegetation of the region has never been studied or surveyed. The climate of the study areas is arid and semi-arid characterised by high temperatures and low average annual rainfall.
Almost 135 plant species are counted from the region, in which 12 were endemic and near endemic with intensive survey this figure can be at least doubled. The study revealed also 7 vegetation associations.