Orf Aldeek


Name: Orf Aldeek

Scientific name: Amaranthus graecizans

Type: Herb

Color: Green

Habitat: Cultivated Areas,Gardens

Size: 45 - 70 cm

Conservation status:



Family: Amaranthaceae. Growth form: Annual herb. Flowering. Mar–Apr. Satus: Introduced. Common. Also recorded: Bahrain, E Saudi Arabia, UAE. Habitat & distribution: Occasional in cultivated and disturbed areas, including farms and gardens. Uses: Leaves are used as an emollient; crushed leaves are applied to scorpion stings, snake bites, irritating or itchy rashes (Ghazanfar).