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Report for Sporobolus x townsendii (H.Groves & J.Groves) P.M.Peterson & Saarela

updated: May 1st 2021, 12:15 pm see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Sporobolus
Species x townsendii
Previously was: xtownsendii
Author (H.Groves & J.Groves) P.M.Peterson & Saarela
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
800 mMKoyro, H.-W. and B. Huchzermeyer (2004) Ecophysiological needs of the potential biomass crop Spartina townsendii GrovSTOREY, R; WYNJONES, RG (1978) SALT STRESS AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY IN THE GRAMINEAE .3. EFFECT OF SALINITY UPON ION RELATIONS AND GLYCINEBETAINE AND PROLINE LEVELS IN SPARTINA BY TOWNSENDII
Previously was: 480
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesSkelding, A. D. and J. Winterbotham (1939) The structure and development of the hydathodes of Spartina townsendii Groves
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Pyankov, VI; Ziegler, H; Akhani, H; Deigele, C; Luttge, U (2010) European plants with C-4 photosynthesis: geographical and taxonomic distribution and relations to climate parameters
Molecular data
  • TranscriptomicsChelaifa, H., A. Monnier and M. Ainouche (2010) Transcriptomic changes following recent natural hybridization and allopolyploidy in the salt marsh species Spartina x townsendii and Spartina anglica (Poaceae)
  • DNA markersSalmon, A., M. L. Ainouche and J. F. Wendel (2005) Genetic and epigenetic consequences of recent hybridization and polyploidy in Spartina (Poaceae)
Previously was:
  • TranscriptomicsChelaifa, H., A. Monnier and M. Ainouche (2010) Transcriptomic changes following recent natural hybridization and allopolyploidy in the salt marsh species Spartina x townsendii and Spartina anglica (Poaceae)
  • Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesCave-Radet, A; Correa-Garcia, S; Monard, C; El Amrani, A; Salmon, A; Ainouche, M; Yergeau, E (2020) Phenanthrene contamination and ploidy level affect the rhizosphere bacterial communities of Spartina spp.
    Previously was: unknown
    Bioremediation unknown
    antioxidants
    Secondary Metabolites
    Compatible Solutes
    • ProlineSTOREY, R; WYNJONES, RG (1978) SALT STRESS AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY IN THE GRAMINEAE .3. EFFECT OF SALINITY UPON ION RELATIONS AND GLYCINEBETAINE AND PROLINE LEVELS IN SPARTINA BY TOWNSENDIIStorey, R. and R. G. Wyn Jones (1977) Quaternary Ammonium Compounds in Plants in Relation to Salt Resistance
    • GlycinebetaineAdrian-Romero, M., S. J. Wilson, G. Blunden, M. H. Yang, A. Carabot-Cuervo and A. K. Bashir (1998) Betaines in coastal plantsSTOREY, R; AHMAD, N; JONES, RGW (1977) TAXONOMIC AND ECOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF DISTRIBUTION OF GLYCINEBETAINE AND RELATED COMPOUNDS IN PLANTSSTOREY, R; WYNJONES, RG (1978) SALT STRESS AND COMPARATIVE PHYSIOLOGY IN THE GRAMINEAE .3. EFFECT OF SALINITY UPON ION RELATIONS AND GLYCINEBETAINE AND PROLINE LEVELS IN SPARTINA BY TOWNSENDII
    Previously was: empty
    Habitat
    • A2.33 Marine mud shoresKoyro, H.-W. and B. Huchzermeyer (2004) Ecophysiological needs of the potential biomass crop Spartina townsendii Grov
    Economic use
    Previously was:
  • 3100.0 Grazing
  • Distribution
    Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
    Distribution (text)
    • Europe Scarton, Francesco; Ghirelli, Leonardo; Cavalli, Isabelle; Cazzin, Martina; Scattolin, Mario (2004) Present distribution of Spartina x townsendii H. and J. Groves, new species for the Lagoon of Venice, Italy.
    • Isle of Anglesey, WalesSTOREY, R; AHMAD, N; JONES, RGW (1977) TAXONOMIC AND ECOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF DISTRIBUTION OF GLYCINEBETAINE AND RELATED COMPOUNDS IN PLANTS
    • Poole Harbour, EnglandRANWELL, DS; BIRD, ECF; HUBBARD, JCE; STEBBINGS, RE (1964) SPARTINA SALT MARSHES IN SOUTHERN ENGLAND .5. TIDAL SUBMERGENCE AND CHLORINITY IN POOLE HARBOR
    Previously was:
  • Europe
  • Dovey Estuary, Wales
  • Miscellaneous notes Was spartina x townsendii - all 17 references early May 2021
    Previously was: Was spartina x townsendii Chater, E. H. and H. Jones (1957) "Some observations on Spartina townsendii, H. and J. Groves in the Dovey Estuary.". Jour Ecol. 45, (1), 155-165.
    References

    Last Records approved
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    May 23rd 2022, 11:23 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 23rd 2022, 11:23 am
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    May 23rd 2022, 11:02 am

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    May 23rd 2022, 11:02 am
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    May 23rd 2022, 10:49 am

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    May 23rd 2022, 10:49 am
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    May 21st 2022, 9:20 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 22nd 2022, 8:51 am
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    May 21st 2022, 9:03 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 22nd 2022, 8:51 am
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