Trianthema salsoloides Fenzl ex Oliv.
var. salsoloides

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Synonyms: Trianthema crystallina Vahl var. sedifolia sensu Hiern
Trianthema sedifolia sensu Oliv.
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Status: Doubtful
See var. transvaalensis for general details. This variety is distinguished by the leaves being deciduous at flowering time; greenish stems; more dense clusters of flowers and shorter mucro on the perianth lobes.
Notes: Though listed in Setshogo (2005) the occurrence of this variety in Botswana needs further investigation.
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Habitat: In sandy and saline soils.
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Worldwide distribution: This variety is more widespread in tropical Africa.
Botswana distribution: ?
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Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 20.

Gonçalves, M.L. (1978). Aizoaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 517 - 519.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 20.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Trianthema salsoloides
African Plant Database: Trianthema salsoloides
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Trianthema salsoloides var. salsoloides., retrieved 17 June 2024

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