Salicornia arabica

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Salicornia arabica


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Salicornioideae
Tribus: Salicornieae
Genus: Salicornia
Species: Salicornia arabica


Salicornia arabica L., Sp. Pl. 1: 3. (1753)

  • Misapplied names
  • 'Salicornia arabica' sensu auct., often misapplied for Sarcocornia fruticosa (ref. Piirainen 2009)

(therefore also considered as synonym of Salicornia fruticosa in Hassler, 2018.)



Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Mauritania

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Piirainen, M. 2009. Sarcocornia fruticosa. – In: Uotila, P. (ed.): Chenopodiaceae. Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.


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