1. Family: Amaranthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Salicornia L.
      1. Salicornia perennis Mill.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Europe to S. Africa, SE. Alaska to W. Oregon, S. Mexico, Caribbean to Venezuela, Colombia to S. South America.

    [FZ]

    Chenopodiaceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora Zambesiaca 9:1. 1988

    Habit
    Prostrate or decumbent herb forming mats 10–25 cm. high.
    Stem
    Sterile segments 3–5 mm. in diam., “dull green to shiny green, fading to yellow or reddish-brown” (Tölken, l.c. supra.) Spikes 15–35 (50) mm. long, tapering in flower, cylindrical in fruit.
    Flowers
    Flowers 3 in a cluster, rarely 4 or 5, not hidden by bract below.
    Perianth
    Perianth truncate, with a lateral shield in whose centre the perianth opens.
    Seeds
    Seeds brown; testa clothed with minute hairs recurved or coiled at apex.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Alaska, Albania, Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Aruba, Bahamas, Baleares, Bermuda, British Columbia, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cayman Is., Colombia, Corse, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Great Britain, Greece, Haiti, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Libya, Mauritania, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Southeast, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Netherlands Antilles, Oregon, Paraguay, Peru, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, Spain, Tunisia, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Washington

    Salicornia perennis Mill. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Graham, R.A. 16953.000
    Graham, R.A. 16954.000
    Sep 13, 1987 Kirk [16], Mozambique Sarcocornia perennis K000243910

    First published in Gard. Dict. ed. 8: n.º 2 (1768)

    Accepted by

    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.

    Not accepted by

    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. [Cited as Sarcocornia perennis.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Villaseñor, J.L. (2016). Checklist of the native vascular plants of Mexico Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87: 559-902.
    • Bernal, R., Gradstein, R.S. & Celis, M. (eds.) (2016). Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia 1-2: 1-3068. Libro impreso.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 9(1): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Britton, N. (1918). Flora of Bermuda: 1-585. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
    Flora Zambesiaca
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Neotropikey
    Milliken, W., Klitgard, B. and Baracat, A. (2009 onwards), Neotropikey - Interactive key and information resources for flowering plants of the Neotropics.
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0