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Report for Sporobolus spicatus (Vahl) Kunth

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Family Poaceae
Genus Sporobolus
Species spicatus
Author (Vahl) Kunth
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
84.6 dS/mAli, A. K. S. and G. Dreyling (1994) STUDIES ON THE SALT TOLERANCE OF SOME HALOPHYTES IN THE SUDAN
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesAli, A. K. S. and G. Dreyling (1994) STUDIES ON THE SALT TOLERANCE OF SOME HALOPHYTES IN THE SUDANRamadan, T. (2001) Dynamics of salt secretion by Sporobolus spicatus (Vahl) Kunth from sites of differing salinity
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Onkware A O (1997) Water relations and chemical composition of Sporobolus spicatus and Cyperus laevigatus under varying levels of salinity
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesThoen D (1987) First observations on the occurrence of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae VAM in hydrophytes hygrophytes halophytes and xerophytes in the region of lake Retba Cap-Vert Senegal during the dry season
Previously was: unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsKASSAS, M; ZAHRAN, MA (1967) ON ECOLOGY OF RED SEA LITTORAL SALT MARSH EGYPT
Previously was: empty
Economic use
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Africa - northeast
  • South Arabia
  • Loburu delta, Lake Bogoria National Reserve KenyaOnkware A O (1997) Water relations and chemical composition of Sporobolus spicatus and Cyperus laevigatus under varying levels of salinity
  • Red Sea coast SudanKASSAS, M. (1957) On the ecology of the Red Sea coastal land
  • Red Sea coast EgyptKASSAS, M; ZAHRAN, MA (1967) ON ECOLOGY OF RED SEA LITTORAL SALT MARSH EGYPT
Previously was:
  • Africa - northeast
  • South Arabia
  • Loburu delta, Lake Bogoria National Reserve KenyaOnkware A O (1997) Water relations and chemical composition of Sporobolus spicatus and Cyperus laevigatus under varying levels of salinity
  • Miscellaneous notes
    References

    Last Records approved
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    Jun 25th 2022, 8:44 am

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    Jun 25th 2022, 8:44 am
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    Jun 25th 2022, 8:27 am

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    Jun 25th 2022, 8:27 am
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    Jun 24th 2022, 10:09 am

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    Jun 24th 2022, 10:09 am
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    Jun 24th 2022, 9:37 am

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    Jun 24th 2022, 9:37 am
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    Jun 24th 2022, 6:30 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Jun 24th 2022, 6:30 am
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