Dicanthium foveolatum

Dicanthium foveolatum (Delile) Roberty

Common Names

دفيره (دَفيره)، حمره (حَمْره) (Arabic), حمرى (حِمرى، حُمرى) (Arabic), نوى (نَوَى) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Mali, Mauritania, north Africa, Sinai, Arabia, Iran, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Kenya, Tanzania.

Distribution in Egypt

 

Nile region, Egyptian desert, Res Sea coastal strip, Gebel Elba and Sinai.

Habitat

Sandy and stony deserts.

Life Expectancy

Perennial.

Taxonomy

  • Andropogon foveolatus Delile (synonym)
  • Andropogon strictus Roxb. (synonym)
  • Eremopogon foveolatus (Delile) Stapf (synonym)
  • Eremopogon strictus (Roxb.) A. Camus (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..