Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum

 Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum

 Makasotu

 Annual, branched from the base, stems up to 20 cm, pilose above. Leaves oblong, ± terete, obtuse, glaucous, crystalline-papillose. Flowers solitary, ± sessile, terminal and in the leaf axils. Petals yellowish to white, shorter than the unequal sepals. Fl.6. Salt steppe and sea shores.

Mediterranean area, Syrian Desert, Arabia, Sinai.