African Plant Database

Halopeplis perfoliata (Forssk.) Bunge ex Asch. & Schweinf.
Family : Chenopodiaceae
Protologue : Fl. Aethiop. p. 308 (1867)
Information on the genus : Halopeplis
Basionym : Salicornia perfoliata Forssk.
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Salicornia perfoliata Forssk. (1775)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Subshrub, to 50 cm high; stems richly branched, the older loose / sandy soil; stems succulent, in coastal form distinctly
Ecology : Coastal salt-marshes, dunes and salt pans; 0-200 m alt. Egypt, Arabia eastwards to S Pakistan.

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 :
  • Med-Checklist 1: 302 (1984).
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 107 (1999).
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°26718 modified 2018-03-07
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