Name: Hureim

Scientific name: Tetraena simplex

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Yellow

Habitat: Rocky Areas,Sandy Areas

Size: 40 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Native. Very common. Also recorded: Bahrain, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Occasional or frequent in stony habitats and compacted, often saline soils. Uses: In Bahrain, the leaves are used as an antibiotic and laxative; infusion of leaves or the seeds is applied to the eyes in ophthalmia (Rizk & El-Ghazaly).

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