Devil’s Coach Whip


Name: Devil’s Coach Whip

Scientific name: Stachytarphaeta angustifolia

Type: Grass

Color: Green

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 10 - 15 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual grass. Flowering. Apr. Status: Native. Local. Not in other Gulf areas. Habitat & distribution: Occasional in C Qatar; also recorded at Doha. Notes: Cope notes that much of the material originally named as this species was in fact Parapholis incurva (L.) C.E. HuBenno B?er. However, he thinks that Henrardia pubescens is also likely to be correctly reported for Qatar based on published descriptions.