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Published In: Flora Taurico-Caucasica 3: 3. 1819. (Fl. Taur.-Caucas.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

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1.Halocnemum strobilaceum (Pall.) M. Bieb., Fl. Taur.-Cauc. 3: 3 (1819); Boiss., Fl. Orient. 4: 936 (1879). Salicornia strobilacea Pall., Reise 1: 412 (1771). Type: S. Russia: N. Caspian, in aquosis salsis circa Castellum Georgii… versus mare. [Plate 223]

Common name:

סַוָד איצטרובלי


Hab.: Salines. Recorded by Post (1933) from Coastal Negev and the Dead Sea Valley; collected recently in the Arava Valley (Yotvata salinas); Ammon. Very rare, Endangered. 

Area distribution:

 Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian and Saharo-Arabian, extending northwards into Eastern Europe and South Siberia.


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Glabrous, fleshy dwarf shrubs, 20-50 cm. Stems ascending to erect, much branched; branches with short, thick, cylindrical to club-shaped internodes ending with 2 opposite scales about 1 mm. long. Inflorescences spike-like, lateral and terminal, sessile, opposite, cone-like or globular to oblong. Bracts of flower-clusters reniform to orbicular, fall after flowering. Perianth about 1.5 mm. Seeds 0.5-1 mm., compressed, brown, smooth to minutely tuberculate. Fl. May-September.

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