Name: Monksefa

Scientific name: Eclipta prostrata

Type: Herb

Color: Green

Habitat: Irrigated Areas,Waste Areas

Size: 30 - 100 cm

Conservation status:



Family: Asteraceae
Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Apr–May. Status: Introduced. Also recorded: Bahrain, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Recorded from a single location by Batanouny, but occurs in irigated lawns and other damp places elsewhere in the Gulf, so may be more widespread now in Qatar. Uses: Rizk & El-Ghazaly list numerous cosmetic and medicinal uses.