Rootha, Hamd


Name: Rootha, Hamd

Scientific name: Salsola villosa

Type: Herb

Color: Green,Violet

Habitat: Rocky Areas,Sandy Areas

Size: 25 - 80 cm

Conservation status:



Family: Amaranthaceae
Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Mar. Status: Native. Local. Also recorded: Bahrain, E Saudi Arabia. Habitat & distribution: Recorded by Batanouny from C and N Qatar in calcareous stony soils and saline areas. Uses: Favourite grazing for camels (Mandaville). Salt grazing (El Amin). Often used as firewood (Mandaville).