African Plant Database

Salsola longifolia Forssk.
Protologue : Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. 55 (1775)
Information on the genus : Salsola
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Darniella longifolia (Forssk.) Brullo (1984)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Salsola sieberi auct. non C.Presl.
=Sevada schimperi auct. Algérie, Non Moq.
=Salsola sinaica Brullo
=Darniella sinaica (Brullo) Brullo (1984)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Shrubby perennial, woody at base, 20-50 cm high, sometimes branches to > 40 cm long.
Ecology : Stony places. N Africa, Palestine; ? Spain, Canary Islands, Italy (Sicily). Not in Central African Rep.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • PAMPANINI, R. (1931). Prodromo della Flora Cirenaica.  
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 58: 81
  • BRULLO, S. (1982). Notes on the genus Salsola (Chenopodiaceae). 1. The Salsola oppositifolia groups. Willdenowia 12: 244
  • Med-Checklist 1: 309 (1984).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 121 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 26498
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