Suaeda vera

Suaeda vera Forssk. ex J. F. Gmel.

Common Names

سويد (سُوّيد)، سود (سَود)، سعده (سَعْده) (Arabic), حطب سويدى (حَطَب سِويدى)، خريزه (Arabic), خريزه (خُريزه)، خريه (خِرية) (Arabic), سبطه (سَبْطَه)، حمام (حِمّام) (Arabic), عدليب، عسل، دلوق (Arabic)

Languages: English

Description

Size

Height: 20-50 cm.

Ecology and Distribution

Global Distribution

Mediterranean region, Egypt (Sinai).

Distribution in Egypt

Nile Valley North of Nubia (Location: Delta), Mareotic Sector, North Sinai, Arabian Desert, North Red Sea Coast, South Red Sea Coast, Gebel Elba, Mountainous Southern Sinai.

Habitat

Saline depressions and coastal sands.

Taxonomy

  • Chenopodium fruticosum L. (synonym)
  • Salsola fruticosa (L.) L. (synonym)
  • Suaeda fruticosa (L.) Dumort. (synonym)
  • Suaeda fruticosa subsp. vera (Forssk. ex J. F. Gmel.) Maire & Weiller (synonym)

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..