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Suaeda maritima (L.) Dumort.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Family (APGIII) : AMARANTHACEAE
Protologue : Fl. Belg. (Dumortier) 22 (1827)
Information on the genus : Suaeda
Basionym : Chenopodium maritimum L.
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Chenopodium maritimum L.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Suaeda albescens Lázaro Ibiza (1920)
=Suaeda maritima subsp. salsa (L.) Soó
=Chenopodium salsum L. (1753)
=Suaeda salsa (L.) Pall. (1803)
=Suaeda maritima var. perennans Maire
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual herb, 15-40(-60) cm high; stems erect to ascending, (when old hollow) 1-3 m tall, arising from a massive fleshy
Ecology : Mud-flats and salt-marshes; halophilous sands. Europe, Canary Isl.; N Africa, Cyprus, Caucasus, SW & C Asia, Japan, Australasia; NE coasts of N. America and Argentina.

Bibliography for North Africa :
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  • Iles Canaries [Pitard & Proust]: 330 (1908 [1909]) 
  • Fl. Afrique N. 8: 116 (1962). 
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 1: 300 (1962).
  • Mem. Inst. Rech. Sah. 6: 41 (1962).
  • Fl. Tunisie [Pottier-Alapetite] 1: 61 (1979).
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Map
carte afrique num 26358
 
Record n°26358 modified 2007-04-16
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