Name: Safra

Scientific name: Launaea mucronata

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Yellow

Habitat: Sandy Areas

Size: 20 - 50 cm

Conservation status:



Growth form: Perennial herb. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Status: Native. Local. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Occasional on sandy or silty soils; often in disturbed areas around habitation. Occurs along parts of the NE coast and in sandy habitats in the south (Mohammed Al Safran). notes: Subspp. L m. mucronata and L.m. cassiana both occur in the Gulf, the latter often being treated as a separate species.

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