Origanum syriacum

Origanum syriacum L.

Common Names

بردقوش، مردقوش، زعتر، زعتران (زَعْتران) (Arabic), زعتر (زَعْتَر)، صعتر (صَعْتر)، زعتران (زَعْتَران) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Conservation

Conservation Status

Endemic.

Status in Egypt

Endemic.

Availability in Egypt

Rare.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Egypt.

Distribution in Egypt

Mountainous Southern Sinai (Location: St.Katherine  - SpecificLocation: Wadi shagg musa), Galala Desert , Isthmic Desert.

Habitat

Wadis.

Life Expectancy

Perennial.

Taxonomy

  • Origanum maru L. (synonym)
  • Majorana crassifolia Benth. (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..