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Report for Sporobolus spicatus (Vahl) Kunth

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Family Poaceae
Genus Sporobolus
Species spicatus
Author (Vahl) Kunth
Infraspecific subsp.
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 YesEl-Keblawy, A (2013) Impacts of dormancy-regulating chemicals on innate and salinity-induced dormancy of four forage grasses native to Arabian desertsEl-Keblawy, Ali; Al-Sodany, Yassen M.; Al-Hadad, Fedea A. (2009) Effects of time of seed maturation on dormancy and germination requirements of Sporobolus spicatus (Vahl) Kunth, a native desert grass of the United Arab Emirates
Previously was: 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
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineOnkware A O (1997) Water relations and chemical composition of Sporobolus spicatus and Cyperus laevigatus under varying levels of salinity
  • Soluble sugarOnkware A O (1997) Water relations and chemical composition of Sporobolus spicatus and Cyperus laevigatus under varying levels of salinity
Previously was: empty
Habitat
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsKASSAS, M; ZAHRAN, MA (1967) ON ECOLOGY OF RED SEA LITTORAL SALT MARSH EGYPT
  • C1.5 Permanent inland saline and brackish lakes, ponds and poolsKipkemboi, J (2016) Vascular Plants in Eastern Africa Rift Valley Saline Wetlands
Previously was: empty
Economic use
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • 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
  • KenyaOnkware A O (1997) Water relations and chemical composition of Sporobolus spicatus and Cyperus laevigatus under varying levels of salinity
  • QatarAbulfatih, H. A., E. M. Abdel Bari, A. Alsubaey and Y. M. Ibrahim (2002) Halophytes and soil salinity in Qatar
  • United Arab EmiratesEl-Keblawy, Ali; Al-Sodany, Yassen M.; Al-Hadad, Fedea A. (2009) Effects of time of seed maturation on dormancy and germination requirements of Sporobolus spicatus (Vahl) Kunth, a native desert grass of the United Arab Emirates
Previously was:
  • Africa - northeast
  • South ArabiaOnkware A O (1997) Water relations and chemical composition of Sporobolus spicatus and Cyperus laevigatus under varying levels of salinity
  • Loburu delta, Lake Bogoria National Reserve KenyaKASSAS, M. (1957) On the ecology of the Red Sea coastal land
  • Miscellaneous notes
    References

    Last Records approved
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    Oct 8th 2021, 3:56 pm

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    Approved by T J Flowers
    Oct 8th 2021, 12:28 pm
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