Frankenia pulverulenta

Frankenia pulverulenta L.

Common Names

مليح (مُلّيح، مِلِّيح)، مليخ (مِلِّيخ) (Arabic), خيت (خِيّت)، حمره (حُمره)، غبيره (غُبَّيْره) (Arabic), غبيره (غُبَّيره) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Macaronesia, Portugal, Mediterranean region, Sinai, Arabia, Iraq, Iran, Pakistan, Afghanistan, central and north Asia; Introduced everywhere.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile region, oases, Mediterranean region, Egyptian desert, Res Sea coastal strip and Sinai.

Habitat

Moist saline soils, edges of salt marshes, roadsides.

Life Expectancy

Annual.

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..