Tragus racemosus

Tragus racemosus (L.) All.

Common Names

أريبى، عدار هموريت (عَدار هموريت) (Arabic)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Central and southern Europe, northern tropical Africa and temperate Asia.

Distribution in Egypt

Eastern desert, Res Sea coastal strip and Gebel Elba.


Dry sandy or stony ground.

Life Expectancy



  • Cenchrus racemosus L. (synonym)
  • Phalaris muricata Forssk. (synonym)
  • Tragus brevicaulis Boiss. (synonym)


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