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the web of life in southern Africa

Genus: Suaeda

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Order: Caryophyllales > Family: Amaranthaceae > Subfamily: Salsoloideae

About 110 species, found worldwide but mainly in the northern Hemisphere. Six species are native to southern Africa, found in saline conditions both inland and along the seashore.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of Southern Africa - an Online Checklist (SANBI).

Suaeda articulata


Suaeda caespitosa


Suaeda fruticosa


Suaeda inflata


Suaeda merxmuelleri


Suaeda plumosa