Overview

Comprehensive Description

Description

A greyish-villous perennial with decumbent or ascending stems, branched from the base; leaves are oblong-linear to linear, usually entire or 1-3-dentate at tip; verticillasters are 2-flowered, forming a raceme-like inflorescence; calyx is tubular and villous and calyx-teeth are triangular and acute; corolla is yellow or purple; fruit is a pitted nutlet.

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Distribution

Distribution in Egypt

Libyan Desert Oases, and Nubian Desert Oases

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Global Distribution

Mediterranean region, Sinai.

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Physical Description

Size

Height: 10-25 cm

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Ecology

Habitat

Stony wadis, and roadsides.

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Life History and Behavior

Life Expectancy

Perennial

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