Ononis reclinata

Ononis reclinata L.

Common Names

حطيبه (حُطيبه) (Arabic)

Languages: English



Height: to 20 cm.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Macaronesian Islands, Wales, Mediterranean Region to Iran, Ethiopia.

Distribution in Egypt

Mareotic Sector, North Sinai, Nile Valley North of Nubia (Location: Delta), Isthmic Desert (Location: Maghara), Galala Desert.


Alluvial Soils, Sandy and Stony deserts.

Life Expectancy



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