Anemone coronaria L.
زغليل (زَغْليل) (Arabic), سجيل (سِجيل) (Arabic), شقيق (شَقيق) (Arabic), شقائق النعمان (Arabic), نعمان (نُعمان) (Arabic), نعمان (نِعْمان) (Arabic)
Herb with tuberous rootstock. Scapes are 10-25 cm and 1- flowered. Leaves are radical, long-petiolate and compound. The segments deeply dissected into coarsely toothed lobes. Involucre leaves are sessile and dissected. Flowers 5-8 cm diameter, mauve, rose, crimson, blue or cream. The anthers are purple. Achenes are subglobose, and densely woolly. Style is filiform and persistent.
Ecology and Distribution
Mediterranean Region, Sinai.
Distribution in Egypt
Mareotic Sector, North Sinai and Isthmic Desert.
Barley Fields, Sand Plains.