Lavatera cretica

Lavatera cretica L.

Languages: English



Height: 20-80 cm.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Atlantic Islands, Mediterranean Region, Egypt.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile Valley North of Nubia (Location: Delta), Mareotic Sector.


Waste Ground, Edges of Cultivation.

Life Expectancy

Annual or short-lived perennial


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