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Lesser Centaury

  


Name: Lesser Centaury

Scientific name: Centaurium pulchellum

Type: Herb

Habitat: Coastal Areas,Sandy Areas

Size: 5 - 25 cm




Conservation status:

Introduced


Description:

Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Feb–May. Status: Introduced. Rare. Also recorded: Bahrain, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Recorded by Batanouny in Al Wabrah. Regarded mainly as a naturalised weed in Arabia. Uses: Various medicinal uses are reported by Rizk & El-Ghazaly.




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