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Arthrocnemum macrostachyum (Moric.) K. Koch
Protologue : Hort. Dendrol. No. 3: 96 (1853)
Information on the genus : Arthrocnemum
Basionym : Salicornia macrostachya Moric.
Status for NA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Arthrocaulon macrostachyum (Moric.) Piirainen & G. Kadereit
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Arthrocaulon macrostachyum (Moric.) Piirainen & G. Kadereit
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Salicornia macrostachya Moric.
 Arthrocaulon macrostachyum (Moric.) Piirainen & G. Kadereit (2017)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Arthrocnemum glaucum (Delile) Ung.-Sternb. (1876)
=Arthrocnemum indicum auct.
=*Salicornia glauca Delile (1813)
=Arthrocnemum indicum subsp. glaucum Maire & Weiller (1962)
=Arthrocnemum glaucum var. fasciculatum Sennen
=*Salicornia virginica Forssk.
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Succulent, much-branched shrub, 0,3-1 m high; branches erect or prostrate stems woody at base and many short succulent
Ecology : Inundated salines, banks of saline water pools above shore ligne; also in saline habitats inland; 0-400 m alt. Mediterranean and Red Sea coasts; extending north to Jordan Valley.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1978). Flora of Libya. 58: 53
  • Med-Checklist 1: 291 (1984).
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  • Fl. Iberica 2: 526 (1990). 
  • Tutin, T. G. (1993). Flora Europaea [ed. 2] 1: 121
  • LEBRUN, J. P. (1998). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires de la Mauritanie et du Sahara occidental. Boissiera 55: 69
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 108 (1999).
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (1999). Flore pratique du Maroc. vol. [1] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 1: 154
  • VALDÉS, B., REJDALI, M., ACHHAL EL KADMIRI, JURY, J. L. & J. M. MONTSERRAT (2002). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. I. 1: 121
  • FENNANE, M. & M. IBN TATTOU (2005). Flore vasculaire du Maroc. Inventaire et chorologie [1]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 37: 141
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté

Bibliography other :
  • Sukkorukov A. & M.V. Nilova (2016). A new species of Arthrocnemum (Salicornioideae: Chenopodiaceae-Amaranthaceae) from West Africa, with a revised characterization of the genus. Bot. Letters 163: 240 
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