Lythrum hyssopifolia

Lythrum hyssopifolia L.

Common Names

رجل الحمامه (رِجْل الحَمامه) (Arabic)

Languages: English



Height: 15-40 cm.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Atlantic Islands, Central and southern Europe, Britain, North Africa, Southwest and Central Asia,

Distribution in Egypt

Nile Valley North of Nubia (Location: Delta), Nile Valley North of Nubia (Location: Fayium), Nile Valley North of Nubia, Nubia, Libyan Desert Oases, Nubian Desert Oases, Mareotic Sector.


Moist ground, marshes, ditches.

Life Expectancy



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