Stipa capensis

Stipa capensis Thunb.

Common Names

سبط (سَبَطْ)، سبد (سَبَدْ)، سبط (سَبْط)، سفسوف (Arabic), سبل ابو الحصين (سَبَل أبو الحُصين، سِبِل أبو الحُصين) (Arabic), أبو فاخور (Arabic), طره (طِرة)، ضريره (ضْريره، ضِرَيْرَه) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Macaronesia, Mediterranean region, eastwards through southeast Europe and southwest Asia to Pakistan and northwest India, South Africa.

Distribution in Egypt

Nile region, Mediterranean region, Egyptian desert, Res Sea coastal strip and Sinai.

Taxonomy

  • Stipa tortilis Desf. (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..