Arabic name: حمض – حتلوث – حتلس – خريزة
Annual or short-lived perennial herb, stems erect to procumbent up to 100 cm. Leaves succulent, glossy, bright green. The habitat includes sandy and coastal saline soils and found growing in inland desert near landfill area
Distribution in UAE
The species common in coastal areas
Flowering & Fruiting
As a rinse for tooth and gum problems, young shoots are eaten as a salad green (Jongbloed et al. 2003).