Arabian Primrose


Name: Arabian Primrose

Scientific name: Arnebia decumbens

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Yellow

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 10 - 30 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Feb–Apr. Status: Native. Local. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Occasional in C and W Qatar. Previously recorded from Salwa and Jebel Dukhan, on saline, Sandy areas. Uses: The deep red root is used by bedouin women as a cosmetic (rouge).

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