Glinus lotoides

Glinus lotoides L.

Common Names

غبيره (غُبِّيره، غُبَّيره) (Arabic), حشيش العقرب (Arabic), دمسيسه (دَمسيسه)، دمسيس (دَمسيس) (Arabic), دمسيس (دِمسيس)، مغيره (مُغيره) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Tropical and subtropical regions worldwide.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile region, oases, Mediterranean region, eastern desert, Gebel Elba and Sinai.

Habitat

Nile and canal banks, moist ground.

Life Expectancy

Annual.

Taxonomy

  • Glinus dictamnoides Burm. (synonym)
  • Mollugo hirta Thunb. (synonym)
  • Mollugo glinus A. Rich. (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..