Barbeya oleoides Schweinf. ex Penzig
Barbeya oleoides Schweinf. ex Penz.
Barbeya oleoides subsp. arussorum Chiov.
Arabic Name: Kathah
Description: as for the Family
Saudi Arabia: Widely distributed in the Asir in a zone lower to the Olea - Juniper zone. Apparently, at places it formed a community with Junipers, but Junipers has now been taken out leaving open stands of Barbeya oleoides Schweinf, as near Wadi Habla.
Distribution: Ethiopia, Somalia, Saudi Arabia, Yemen