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Report for Heliotropium curassavicum L.

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Family Boraginaceae
Genus Heliotropium
Species curassavicum
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • weedy
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennial
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
360 mMGlenn, E. P. and J. W. Oleary (1984) Relationship between salt accumulation and water content of dicotyledonous halophytes.
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • Pyrrolizidine alkaloidsAgnese, Mariel; Mellina, Sergio; Cabrera, Jose L. (1995) Pyrrolizidines alkaloids in medicinal plants sold in the city of Cordoba (Argentina): Heliotropium curassavicum LDAVICINO, JG; PESTCHANKER, MJ; GIORDANO, OS (1988) PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOIDS FROM HELIOTROPIUM-CURASSAVICUMGRAMAIN, JC; REMUSON, R; VALLEEGOYET, D; GUILHEM, J; LAVAUD, C (1991) TOTAL SYNTHESIS AND DETERMINATION OF STRUCTURE OF THE PYRROLIZIDINE ALKALOID CURASSANECINESUBRAMANIAN, PS; MOHANRAJ, S; COCKRUM, PA; CULVENOR, CCJ; EDGAR, JA; FRAHN, JL; SMITH, LW (1980) THE ALKALOIDS OF HELIOTROPIUM-CURASSAVICUM
Previously was: empty
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineAziz, I., B. Gul, S. Gulzar and M. A. Khan (2011) SEASONAL VARIATIONS IN PLANT WATER STATUS OF FOUR DESERT HALOPHYTES FROM SEMI-ARID REGION OF KARACHI
Habitat
Economic use
  • 6000.0 TOXINS; see also 7000.0 MEDICAL for viridicides, bacteriostats, etc.Agnese, Mariel; Mellina, Sergio; Cabrera, Jose L. (1995) Pyrrolizidines alkaloids in medicinal plants sold in the city of Cordoba (Argentina): Heliotropium curassavicum LMandeel, Q; Taha, A  (2005) Assessment of in vitro antifungal activities of various extracts of indigenous Bahraini medicinal plants
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Western Texas, USAVan Auken, O. W.; Grunstra, M.; Brown, S. C. (2007) Composition and structure of a West Texas salt marsh
  • Karachi, PakistanGulzar, S. and M. A. Khan (1998) Diurnal water relations of inland and coastal halophytic populations from Pakistan
  • Deltaic Mediterranean Coast, EgyptHegazy, A. K., M. I. Soliman and I. A. Mashaly (1994) Perspectives on the Biology of Heliotropium-Curassavicum in the Deltaic Mediterranean Coast of Egypt
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
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Jun 25th 2022, 8:44 am

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Jun 25th 2022, 8:27 am

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Jun 24th 2022, 10:09 am

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Jun 24th 2022, 9:37 am

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