Pancratium maritimum

Pancratium maritimum L.

Common Names

سوسن (سَوْسَن، سُوسن)، بصيل (بُصَيْل) (Arabic), زمبق (زَمْبَق) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Description

Size

Height: 40-60 cm.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Atlantic shores of Portugal and France, shores of the Mediterranean, Black and Caspian seas.

Distribution in Egypt

Mareotic Sector, North Sinai.

Habitat

Coastal sand dunes.

Life Expectancy

Perennial.

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..