Malva aegyptia

Malva aegyptia L.

Common Names

رقمه (رَقْمه)، رقميه (رَقميه) (Arabic), خبازى (خُبازى)، خبيزه (خُبيزه) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Description

Size

Height: 10-20 cm.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Mediterranean Region, eastwards to Central Asia.

Distribution in Egypt

Mareotic Sector, North Sinai, Isthmic Desert, Galala Desert.

Habitat

Weed of Cultivation, 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..