Avena fatua

Avena fatua L.

Common Names

خفور (خَفُور) (Arabic), زمير (زُميِّر) (Arabic), فاخور (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Throughout the temperate Old World.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile region, oases, Mediterranean region, Egyptian desert and Sinai.

Habitat

Weed of cultivation.

Life Expectancy

Annual.

Taxonomy

  • Avena fatua forma deserticola Hausskn (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..