Name: Hameira

Scientific name: Indigofera intricata

Type: Shrub

Color: Green,Red

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 40 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Shrublet. Flowering. Jan–Jun. Status: Native. Common. First published record: Mandaville (1990, p.181). Also recorded: E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Occasional in sandy habitats. It appears to be relatively frequent in western coastal areas (John Norton, Sara Abdul Majid) and is also common across a large part of the UAE (Jongbloed et al.). Uses: The roots and leaves are used as a tonic (Rizk & El-Ghazaly). Notes: Probably mis-named as I. articulata Gouan by earlier authors.

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