Hamd alarnab, Shayran


Name: Hamd alarnab, Shayran

Scientific name: Anabasis setifera

Type: Herb

Color: Green

Habitat: Roadsides,Sandy Areas

Size: 30 cm

Conservation status:



Family: Amaranthaceae
Growth form: Perennial herb. Flowering. Aug–Nov. Status: Native. Common. Also recorded: Bahrain, Kuwait, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Widespread on harder substrates including compacted, moderately saline, Sandy areas including sabkha edge. Uses: El Amin states that it is known for good salt grazing for camels and other animals.