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Report for Zygophyllum xanthoxylum (Bunge) Maxim.

updated: Jan 24th 2022, 8:14 am see all updates
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Family Zygophyllaceae
Genus Zygophyllum
Species xanthoxylum
Author (Bunge) Maxim.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • xerohalophyte
Life form
  • Succulent
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
300 mMMa, Q., L. J. Yue, J. L. Zhang, G. Q. Wu, A. K. Bao and S. M. Wang (2012) Sodium chloride improves photosynthesis and water status in the succulent xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylumWang, WY; Chai, WW; Zhao, CY; Rowland, O; Wang, BS; Song, X; Liu, YQ; Ma, Q; Wang, SM (2019) Under drought conditions NaCl improves the nutritional status of the xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylum but not of the glycophyte Arabidopsis thalianaYue, L. J., S. X. Li, Q. Ma, X. R. Zhou, G. Q. Wu, A. K. Bao, J. L. Zhang and S. M. Wang (2012) NaCl stimulates growth and alleviates water stress in the xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylum
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3Kang, JJ; Zhao, WZ; Zhu, X (2016) Silicon improves photosynthesis and strengthens enzyme activities in the C-3 succulent xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylum under drought stress
Molecular data
  • TranscriptomicsChai, WW; Wang, WY; Ma, Q; Yin, HJ; Hepworth, SR; Wang, SM (2019) Comparative transcriptome analysis reveals unique genetic adaptations conferring salt tolerance in a xerohalophyteMa, Q; Bao, AK; Chai, WW; Wang, WY; Zhang, JL; Li, YX; Wang, SM (2016) Transcriptomic analysis of the succulent xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylum in response to salt treatment and osmotic stressYin, HJ; Li, MZ; Li, DD; Khan, SA; Hepworth, SR; Wang, SM (2019) Transcriptome analysis reveals regulatory framework for salt and osmotic tolerance in a succulent xerophyte
  • EnzymesGao, TG; Ma, CM; Yuan, HJ; Liu, HS; Ma, Q; Flowers, TJ; Wang, SM (2021) ZxNHX1 indirectly participates in controlling K+ homeostasis in the xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylumHu, J; Ma, Q; Kumar, T; Duan, HR; Zhang, JL; Yuan, HJ; Wang, Q; Khan, SA; Wang, P; Wang, SM (2016) ZxSKOR is important for salinity and drought tolerance of Zygophyllum xanthoxylum by maintaining K+ homeostasisWu, GQ; Xi, JJ; Wang, Q; Bao, AK; Ma, Q; Zhang, JL; Wang, SM (2011) The ZxNHX gene encoding tonoplast Na+/H+ antiporter from the xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylum plays important roles in response to salt and drought
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineWang, S. M., C. G. Wan, Y. R. Wang, H. Chen, Z. Y. Zhou, H. Fu and R. E. Sosebee (2004) The characteristics of Na+, K+ and free proline distribution in several drought-resistant plants of the Alxa Desert, ChinaWang, S. M., C. G. Wan, Y. R. Wang, H. Chen, Z. Y. Zhou, H. Fu and R. E. Sosebee (2004) The characteristics of Na+, K+ and free proline distribution in several drought-resistant plants of the Alxa Desert, China
Habitat
  • H Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitatsWang, S. M., C. G. Wan, Y. R. Wang, H. Chen, Z. Y. Zhou, H. Fu and R. E. Sosebee (2004) The characteristics of Na+, K+ and free proline distribution in several drought-resistant plants of the Alxa Desert, ChinaYue, L. J., S. X. Li, Q. Ma, X. R. Zhou, G. Q. Wu, A. K. Bao, J. L. Zhang and S. M. Wang (2012) NaCl stimulates growth and alleviates water stress in the xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylum
Economic use
  • 3000.0 FORAGEXi, Jie-Jun; Huang, Si-Yuan; Liu, Wei-Jie; He, Shu; Chen, Yuhui; Sun, Xiu-Zhu; Pei, Guo-Liang; Zhao, Jing; Zhang, Jing; Yang, Pei-Zhi; Hu, Tian-Ming (2021) Enhancement by sodium on the growth of the xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylum is achieved by maintaining efficient photosynthesis when stomatal aperture is minimized
Previously was: empty
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Alxa League (39  05 0 N, 105  34 0 E), Inner-Mongolia Autono- mous Region, ChinaYue, L. J., S. X. Li, Q. Ma, X. R. Zhou, G. Q. Wu, A. K. Bao, J. L. Zhang and S. M. Wang (2012) NaCl stimulates growth and alleviates water stress in the xerophyte Zygophyllum xanthoxylum
  • Alxa desert, ChinaWang, S. M., C. G. Wan, Y. R. Wang, H. Chen, Z. Y. Zhou, H. Fu and R. E. Sosebee (2004) The characteristics of Na+, K+ and free proline distribution in several drought-resistant plants of the Alxa Desert, China
Miscellaneous notes Many papers on ion transport and transgenics
References

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