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Salsola cyclophylla Baker

Family: Amaranthaceae

Arabic name: فريط – خريط – عراد – همد الأرنب

Perennial, erect, or ascending shrub, divaricately much-branched from the base, can grow up to 40 cm high. Young leaves and shoots of this species are covered with dense silvery hairs. It is recorded from saline sandy soil and rocky habitats in UAE

Distribution in UAE
It is a rare plant

Flowering & Fruiting
October – December

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