|Scientific Name:||Suaeda salina B.Nord.|
|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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|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|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.|
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 23 November 2004).
Nordenstam, B. 1970. Notes on the flora and vegetation of Etosha pan, South West Africa. Dinteria 5: 16-18.
|Citation:||Craven, P. & Loots, S. 2004. Suaeda salina. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T46800A11081967.Downloaded on 21 August 2018.|
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