Overview of Halophytic Plants of the Sudanese Red Sea Salt Marsh

  • Omyma Osman Karrar
Part of the Tasks for Vegetation Science book series (TAVS, volume 46)


Halophytes of the Sudanese Red Sea coast are considered to be one of the important key habitats in the region providing many important ecological functions and useful services. At present, these communities are exposed to coastal disturbances and wide spread degradation due to combination of factors. To this effect, this review was organized in order to illustrate the extent and magnitude of these effects if exists .The results of the effects on the status of these communities have been enlisted followed by discussion leading to conclusions and recommendations that are hoped to contribute towards future conservation and management.


Salt Marsh Coastal Habitat Coastal Vegetation Palatable Species Tamarix Aphylla 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Arab Open UniversityKuwaitKuwait

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