Cornulaca monacantha


  • Northern Great Sand Sea

    The species is the predominant vegetation in the northernmost part of the Great Sand Sea south of Siwa/Jaghbub for about 25-30 kilometres, after which it gives way to Calligonum commosum. Unlike the latter, it is also common in the northern oases depressions.

    Northern part of the Great Sand Sea (30 kms south of Siwa), March 2005