Checklist of the flora of the Restingas State of Sergipe, Northeast Brazil

Eduardo Vinícius da Silva Oliveira, Jéssica Ferreira Lima, Tatiane Costa Silva, Myrna Friederichs Landim


Using herbarium records, this study was held to the evaluate the floristic composition of the salt marshes of Sergipe State. The results show Considerable plant diversity, encompassing, as a whole, 831 species, 439 genera and Belonging to 124 families. The most representative families were Fabaceae (99 species), Cyperaceae (61), and Myrtaceae (57). The most diverse genera were Myrcia DC. (15 species), Rhynchospora Vahl (14) Moench Chamaecrista (12), Eugenia L. (11) and Cyperus L. (10). Herbs Comprise the predominant habit (325 species, 39%).

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