Orf Aldeek


Name: Orf Aldeek

Scientific name: Amaranthus viridis

Type: Herb

Color: Green

Habitat: Cultivated Areas

Size: 30 - 50 cm

Conservation status:



Family: Amaranthaceae. Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Introduced. Common. Also recorded: Bahrain, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Occasional in cultivated and disturbed areas, including farms and gardens. Uses: Used in the treatment in a wide variety of stomach complaints and as a laxative (Rizk & El- Ghazaly).