Name: Thailoth

Scientific name: Halocnemum strobilaceum

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Yellow

Habitat: Coastal Areas,Sandy Areas

Size: 60 - 70 cm

Conservation status:



Family: Amaranthaceae
Growth form: Perennial herb. Flowering. Sep–Oct. Status: Native. Local. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Recorded by Batanouny from saltmarsh at Al Khor and Abu Sara Abdul Majidrah. Uses: Cornes & Cornes report that the plant is intensively grazed by camels in sabkha areas and also by gazelles; Mandaville (citing an earlier author) mentions a herdsmen’s belief that overfeeding on this plant is a cause of lung disease in camels.