Name: Khuneeq

Scientific name: Cocculus pendulus

Type: Climber

Color: Green

Habitat: Cultivated Areas,Irrigated Areas

Size: 15 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Climber. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Native. Rare. Also recorded: UAE. Habitat & distribution: Recorded from Al Karaanah and Al KhaRenee. Still at the latter location, and also present at Qatar University campus (Mohammed Al Safran). Usually grows over Ziziphus or Acacia trees. Uses: Fruit edible (El Amin). Used in the treatment of fevers (Rizk & El-Ghazaly).

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