Ghebayra, Eysh shawlah


Name: Ghebayra, Eysh shawlah

Scientific name: Herniaria hirsuta

Type: Herb

Color: Green

Habitat: Cultivated Areas

Size: 15 cm

Conservation status:



Family: Caryophyllaceae
Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Mar. Status: Native. Rare. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Recorded only once on Jebel Dukhan by El Amin. Uses: Used as a diuretic and astringent (Batanouny); a powerful narcotic and stomach iRenee Richeritant (Rizk & El-Ghazaly).