Sarcocornia

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Sarcocornia

Sarcocornia A.J.Scott in J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 75: 366. 1978 sec. Kadereit & al. 20061
  • 1. Kadereit, G., Mucina, L. & Kadereit, J. W. 2006: Phylogeny of Salicornioideae (Chenopodiaceae): diversification, biogeography, and evolutionary trends in leaf and flower morphology. – Taxon 55: 617-642, 2. Kühn, U. 1993: Chenopodiaceae, pp. 253-281. – In: Kubitzki, K., Rohwer, J.G. & Bittrich, V. (ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2. – Berlin, Heidelberg & New York: Springer
  • =Salicornia subg. Arthrocnemoides Ung.-Sternb., Vers. Syst. Salicorn.: 54. 1866 syn. sec. Kühn 19933
  • 3. Kühn, U. 1993: Chenopodiaceae, pp. 253-281. – In: Kubitzki, K., Rohwer, J.G. & Bittrich, V. (ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2. – Berlin, Heidelberg & New York: Springer

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Sarcocornia belongs to Salicornieae and comprises c. 28 species of perennial, stem-succulent halophytes distributed worldwide (Alonso & Crespo 2008; Steffen & al. 2010; de la Fuente & al. 2013). The genus is paraphyletic with respect to Salicornia. A wordwide molecular phylogenetic study shows the multiple parallel evolution of prostrate, mat-forming habits (Steffen & al. 2015).