Ammi visnaga

Ammi visnaga (L.) Lam.

Common Names

خله (خِلّه) (Arabic), خله (خِلَّه) (Arabic), خلال (خِلال) (Arabic), خلال (خِلال) (Arabic), حويده (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Atlantic Islands, Mediterranean region, southwest Asia, Ethiopia.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile and Mediterranean regions.

Habitat

Weed of cultivation, and canal banks.

Life Expectancy

Annual.

Taxonomy

  • Daucus visnaga L. (synonym)

References

F.N., Hepper., & I. Friis. (1994).  The Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Ageyptiaco-Arabica". Kew: Kew Publishing..
L., Boulos. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Cairo: Al Hadara Publishing..
V., Täckholm. (1974).  Students’ Flora of Egypt, 2nd Ed. Cairo: Cairo University Press..
V., Täckholm., & M. Drar. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science. Cairo: Cairo University Press..