|Scientific Name:||Suaeda salina|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor/s:||Craven, P. & Loots, S.|
|Reviewer/s:||Victor, J.E. & Hilton-Taylor, C. (Southern African Plants Red List Authority)|
Suaeda salina is assessed as Least Concern. The RAMAS® Red List version 2.0 software package was used to make this assessment.
This species is known from 1–2 subpopulations with extent of occurrence estimated at 625–1,250 km² (although area of occupancy is suspected to be < 20 km²). No real threats are known at present and the population is believed to currently be stable.
|Range Description:||Endemic to Namibia.|
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|Habitat and Ecology:||In soft, whitish, salty soil of the dry flat pan surface which is otherwise devoid of vascular plants.|
|Major Threat(s):||No serious threats are known at present. However, the species has a very limited distribution and habitat preference which may well be over utilised by game around Etosha.|
|Citation:||Craven, P. & Loots, S. 2004. Suaeda salina. In: IUCN 2013. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 24 April 2014.|
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