Crithmum maritimum

Crithmum maritimum L.

Common Names

Samphire (English), Rock samphire (English), Sea fennel (English), Peter's cress (English)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Macaronesia, Atlantic Europe, Mediterranean region, Black Sea coasts.

Distribution in Egypt

Mediterranean region.

Habitat

Rocky maritime cliffs.

Life Expectancy

Perennial.

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..