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Report for Basella alba L.

updated: Feb 14th 2022, 6:24 am see all updates
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Family Basellaceae
Genus Basella
Species alba
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennial
Ecotypes YesDeshmukh, S. A.; Gaikwad, D. K. (2020) An attempt to solve the taxonomical conflicts in Basella alba L.
Previously was: unknown
Max. salinity
200 mMNing, JF; Ai, SY; Yang, SH; Cui, LH; Chen, Y; Sun, LL; Wang, RH; Li, MJ; Zeng, ZB (2015) Physiological and antioxidant responses of Basella alba to NaCl or Na2SO4 stress
Germination YesNing, JF; Ai, SY; Yang, SH; Cui, LH; Chen, Y; Sun, LL; Wang, RH; Li, MJ; Zeng, ZB (2015) Physiological and antioxidant responses of Basella alba to NaCl or Na2SO4 stress
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway unknown
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
  • Antioxidant enzymesNing, JF; Ai, SY; Yang, SH; Cui, LH; Chen, Y; Sun, LL; Wang, RH; Li, MJ; Zeng, ZB (2015) Physiological and antioxidant responses of Basella alba to NaCl or Na2SO4 stress
  • AntioxidantsNing, JF; Ai, SY; Yang, SH; Cui, LH; Chen, Y; Sun, LL; Wang, RH; Li, MJ; Zeng, ZB (2015) Physiological and antioxidant responses of Basella alba to NaCl or Na2SO4 stress
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
Economic use
  • 0100.0 Vegetables and fruitsChacha, James S.; Laswai, Henry S. (2020) Traditional Practices and Consumer Habits regarding Consumption of Underutilised Vegetables in Kilimanjaro and Morogoro Regions, TanzaniaChadha, K. L.; Patel, V. B. (2007) Prospect of indigenous perennial plants as source of vegetableMshenga, Patience Mlongo; Saidi, Mwanarusi; Nkurumwa, Agnes O.; Magogo, Juma Riziki; Oradu, Shem Ipomai (2016) Adoption of African indigenous vegetables into agro-pastoral livelihoods for income and food security
  • 7100.0 General Including Traditional medicinesHebbar, SS; Harsha, VH; Shripathi, V; Hegde, GR (2004) Ethnomedicine of Dharwad district in Karnataka, India - plants used in oral health careJohni, Alpna (2013) Epidermal Characters of Some Ornamental Plants used in Traditional MedicineLourith, Nattaya; Kanlayavattanakul, Mayuree (2017) Ceylon spinach: A promising crop for skin hydrating products
Previously was: empty
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Tropical Asia (casual)
  • Tropical Asia
  • Europe [introduced]
Miscellaneous notes Is the accepted name for the synonym Basella rubra L.
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Sep 10th 2022, 6:13 pm

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Sep 10th 2022, 6:13 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Sep 10th 2022, 5:53 pm

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Sep 10th 2022, 5:54 pm
Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
Sep 9th 2022, 11:04 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Sep 9th 2022, 8:07 pm
Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
Sep 9th 2022, 10:47 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Sep 9th 2022, 8:06 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Sep 8th 2022, 6:36 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Sep 8th 2022, 6:36 am
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