Cottina, Cotton


Name: Cottina, Cotton

Scientific name: Bassia eriophora

Type: Herb

Color: Green,White

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 5 - 25 cm

Conservation status:



Family: Amaranthaceae
Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Apr–May. Status: Native. Rare. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia. Habitat & distribution: El Amin recorded it near Al Khor. Uses: El Amin remarks that the white fibres are used as cotton stuffings.