Atriplex halimus

Atriplex halimus L.

Common Names

Sea-orache (English), Sea purslane (English)

Languages: English

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Mediterranean region, Sinai, Arabia, east Africa.

Distribution in Egypt

Mediterranean region, Egyptian desert and Sinai.

Habitat

Wadis, sandy soils, edges of saline depressions.

References

F.N., Hepper., & I. Friis. (1994).  The Plants of Pehr Forsskal's "Flora Ageyptiaco-Arabica". Kew: Kew Publishing..
L., Boulos. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Cairo: Al Hadara Publishing..
V., Täckholm. (1974).  Students’ Flora of Egypt, 2nd Ed. Cairo: Cairo University Press..
V., Täckholm., & M. Drar. (Submitted).  Flora of Egypt. Bulletin of the Faculty of Science. Cairo: Cairo University Press..