Suaeda aegyptiaca

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Suaeda aegyptiaca
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Suaeda aegyptiaca in South of Iran
Scientific classification
S. aegyptiaca
Binomial name
Suaeda aegyptiaca
(Hasselq.) Zohary[1]

Suaeda aegyptiaca is a species of plant in the family Amaranthaceae (formerly classified under the Chenopodiaceae),[2] and salt-tolerant plant (halophytes) that is distributed primarily throughout North Africa and West Asia.[3] It is particularly common in salt-affected regions of southern Iran.[4]

Main habitat[edit]

Its main habitat is the Eastern countries of the Mediterranean Sea and Libya to Arabian Peninsula and the southern half of Iran[5] and the Horn of Africa.[6] The plant also appears in parts of Southern Australia where it has been naturalized.[3]

Suaeda aegyptiaca in South of Iran


  1. ^ "SUAEDA aegyptiaca (Hasselq.) Zohary [family CHENOPODIACEAE] on JSTOR". Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. ^ Suaeda aegyptiaca Euro+Med Plantbase
  3. ^ a b "African Plant Database - Suaeda aegyptiaca (Hasselq.) Zohary". Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute. Retrieved 20 February 2019.
  4. ^ Kafi, Mohammad (12 May 2005). "Effects of salinity levels on proteome of suaeda aegyptiaca leaves". Proteomics Clinical Applications.
  5. ^ euromed_map.php
  6. ^ "JSTOR Global Plants: Search Results".

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