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Report for Zygophyllum coccineum L.

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Family Zygophyllaceae
Genus Zygophyllum
Species coccineum
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • xerohalophyte
Life form
  • Shrub
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Mohamed, E., A. Kasem, A. A. Gobouri, A. Elkelish and E. Azab (2020) Influence of Maternal Habitat on Salinity Tolerance of Zygophyllum coccineum with Regard to Seed Germination and Growth ParametersPasternak, D. and A. Nerd (1996) Research and utilization of halophytes in Israel
Germination YesBATANOUNY, KH; ZIEGLER, H (1971) ECO-PHYSIOLOGICAL STUDIES ON DESERT PLANTS .2. GERMINATION OF ZYGOPHYLLUM-COCCINEUM-L SEEDS UNDER DIFFERENT CONDITIONSBATANOUNY, KH; ZIEGLER, H (1971) ECO-PHYSIOLOGICAL STUDIES ON DESERT PLANTS .3. RESPIRATION OF NEGATIVELY PHOTOBLASTIC ZYGOPHYLLUM-COCCINEUM-L SEEDS DURING GERMINATIONMohamed, E., A. Kasem, A. A. Gobouri, A. Elkelish and E. Azab (2020) Influence of Maternal Habitat on Salinity Tolerance of Zygophyllum coccineum with Regard to Seed Germination and Growth Parameters
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3
Molecular data
  • DNA markersHammad, I. and S. H. Qari (2010) Genetic diversity among Zygophyllum (Zygophyllaceae) populations based on RAPD analysis
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesEl-Morsy, E. M. (1999) Microfungi from the ectorhizosphere-rhizoplane zone of different halophytic plants from the Red Sea coast of EgyptEl-Morsy, E. M. (1999) Microfungi from the ectorhizosphere-rhizoplane zone of different halophytic plants from the Red Sea coast of EgyptMuhsin, T. M. and K. H. Zwain (1989) CORRELATION BETWEEN FUNGAL POPULATIONS AND AMINO ACID LEVELS OF SALT DESERT PLANTS
Bioremediation YesShaaban, MM; El-Fouly, MM (2002) Nutrient contents and salt removal potential of some wild plants grown in salt affected soils
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Secondary Metabolites
  • SaponinsBourgou, S., W. Megdiche and R. Ksouri (2017) The Halophytic Genus Zygophyllum and Nitraria from North Africa: A Phytochemical and Pharmacological Overview
  • TriterpenesBourgou, S., W. Megdiche and R. Ksouri (2017) The Halophytic Genus Zygophyllum and Nitraria from North Africa: A Phytochemical and Pharmacological Overview
Compatible Solutes
  • Soluble carbohydratesKamel, M. (2008) Osmotic adjustment in three succulent species of Zygophyllaceae
Habitat
  • H Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitatsALHOMAID, N; SADIQ, M; KHAN, MH (1990) SOME DESERT PLANTS OF SAUDI-ARABIA AND THEIR RELATION TO SOIL CHARACTERISTICSBATANOUNY, KH; EZZAT, NH (1971) ECO-PHYSIOLOGICAL STUDIES ON DESERT PLANTS .1. AUTECOLOGY OF EGYPTIAN ZYGOPHYLLUM SPECIES
  • A2.52 Upper saltmarshesMAHMOUD, A; ELSHEIKH, AM; ISAWI, F (1982) ECOLOGY OF THE LITTORAL SALT-MARSH VEGETATION AT RABIGH ON THE RED-SEA COAST OF SAUDI-ARABIAYOUNES, HA; ZAHRAN, MA; ELQURASHY, ME (1983) VEGETATION SOIL RELATIONSHIPS OF A SEA LANDWARD TRANSECT, RED-SEA COAST, SAUDI-ARABIA
Economic use
  • 4000.0 LAND USEAlharthi, Awad; El-Sheikh, Mohamed A.; Elhag, Mohamed; Alatar, Abdulrahman A.; Abbadi, Ghanim A.; Abdel-Salam, Eslam M.; Arif, Ibrahim A.; Baeshen, Ariej A.; Eid, Ebrahem M. (2020) Remote sensing of 10 years changes in the vegetation cover of the northwestern coastal land of Red Sea, Saudi Arabia
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Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Iraqi desert: between 31°45 ' and 31°57 ' N lat. and 4407 ' and 44016 , E longAbul-Fatih, H. (1975) VEGETATION AND SOIL OF SALINE DEPRESSIONS NEAR NAJAF CENTRAL IRAQ
  • Eastern Arabian desertBATANOUNY, KH; EZZAT, NH (1971) ECO-PHYSIOLOGICAL STUDIES ON DESERT PLANTS .1. AUTECOLOGY OF EGYPTIAN ZYGOPHYLLUM SPECIES
  • 75 km parallel to the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, and varies in width from 10 km at Wadi Hisban and Wadi Zarqa to about 2-3 km in Zara,JordanQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
  • Red Sea shore, EgyptGalal, TM (2011) Size structure and dynamics of some woody perennials along elevation gradient in Wadi Gimal, Red Sea coast of EgyptKamel, M. (2008) Osmotic adjustment in three succulent species of Zygophyllaceae
  • Saudi ArabiaALHOMAID, N; SADIQ, M; KHAN, MH (1990) SOME DESERT PLANTS OF SAUDI-ARABIA AND THEIR RELATION TO SOIL CHARACTERISTICS
Miscellaneous notes
References

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