Fagonia indica

Fagonia indica Burm. f.

Common Names

شكاعه (شُكاعه)، حلاوه (حَلاوه)، حلاوى (حَلاوى) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Egypt, Libya, Sahara, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Somalia, Djibouti, Arabia, Iran, Afghanistan, Pakistan, India.

Distribution in Egypt

Libyan Desert Oases, Nubian Desert Oases, Arabian Desert (Wadi Allaqi), South Red Sea Coast, North Red Sea Coast, Galala Desert, Gebel Elba.

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..