African Plant Database

Salsola africana (Brenan) Botsch.
Protologue : Bot. Journ. URSS liv. 989 (1969)
Information on the genus : Salsola
Basionym : Salsola dendroides var. africana Brenan
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Salsola dendroides var. africana Brenan
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Dense shrub, to ±2 m high, profusely and densely branched, stems, to 3-15 cm long, branched at the base..
Ecology : Good (very salty) camel fodder. Semi-desert scrub and in sand near rivers (luggas) in very low rainfall regions; Salvadora-Acacia bushland on sandy alluvium; 90-910 m alt.
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see under The International Plant Name Index
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