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Report for Terminalia catappa L.

updated: May 17th 2022, 10:16 am see all updates
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Family Combretaceae
Genus Terminalia
Species catappa
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • TreeMorton, J. F. (1985) Indian Almond (Terminalia-Catappa), Salt-Tolerant, Useful, Tropical Tree with Nut Worthy of Improvement
Ecotypes YesMorton, J. F. (1985) Indian Almond (Terminalia-Catappa), Salt-Tolerant, Useful, Tropical Tree with Nut Worthy of Improvement
Max. salinity
300 mMDe Sedas, A; Turner, BL; Winter, K; Lopez, OR (2020) Salinity responses of inland and coastal neotropical trees species
Germination YesDe Sedas, A; Turner, BL; Winter, K; Lopez, OR (2020) Salinity responses of inland and coastal neotropical trees species
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
  • MetabolomicsKaneria, MJ; Rakholiya, KD; Marsonia, LR; Dave, RA; Golakiya, BA (2018) Nontargeted metabolomics approach to determine metabolites profile and antioxidant study of Tropical Almond (Terminalia catappa L.) fruit peels using GC-QTOF-MS and LC-QTOF-MS
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
  • PhenolsThatoi, H. N., J. K. Patra and S. K. Das (2014) Free radical scavenging and antioxidant potential of mangrove plants: a review
  • AntioxidantsGao, J; Chen, J; Tang, XH; Pan, LY; Fang, F; Xu, LZ; Zhao, XN; Xu, Q (2006) Mechanism underlying mitochondrial protection of asiatic acid against hepatotoxicity in mice
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • B Coastal habitatsDe Sedas, A; Turner, BL; Winter, K; Lopez, OR (2020) Salinity responses of inland and coastal neotropical trees species
Economic use
  • 2100.0 FuelMorton, J. F. (1985) Indian Almond (Terminalia-Catappa), Salt-Tolerant, Useful, Tropical Tree with Nut Worthy of Improvement
  • 6000.0 TOXINS; see also 7000.0 MEDICAL for viridicides, bacteriostats, etc.Goncalves, LM; Madeira, PLB; Diniz, RS; Nonato, RF; de Siqueira, FSF; de Sousa, EM; Farias, DCS; Rocha, FMG; Rocha, CHL; Lago, ADN; Monteiro, CD (2019) Effect of Terminalia catappa Linn. on Biofilms of Candida albicans and Candida glabrata and on Changes in Color and Roughness of Acrylic Resin
  • 0000.0 FOOD AND DRINKMorton, J. F. (1985) Indian Almond (Terminalia-Catappa), Salt-Tolerant, Useful, Tropical Tree with Nut Worthy of Improvement
  • 1300.0 Cosmetics; see also 8511.0 Cosmetic essential oils, CHEMICAlSPauly, Gilles (2002) Cosmetic, dermatological and pharmaceutical use of an extract of Terminalia catappaRenimel, Isabelle[1] ; Olivier, Marc[1] ; Andre, Patrice[ (2002) Use of an extract of the plant Terminalia catappa in the cosmetic and pharmaceutical fields, especially the dermatological field
Previously was:
  • 2100.0 FuelMorton, J. F. (1985) Indian Almond (Terminalia-Catappa), Salt-Tolerant, Useful, Tropical Tree with Nut Worthy of Improvement
  • 6000.0 TOXINS; see also 7000.0 MEDICAL for viridicides, bacteriostats, etc.Goncalves, LM; Madeira, PLB; Diniz, RS; Nonato, RF; de Siqueira, FSF; de Sousa, EM; Farias, DCS; Rocha, FMG; Rocha, CHL; Lago, ADN; Monteiro, CD (2019) Effect of Terminalia catappa Linn. on Biofilms of Candida albicans and Candida glabrata and on Changes in Color and Roughness of Acrylic Resin
  • 0000.0 FOOD AND DRINKMorton, J. F. (1985) Indian Almond (Terminalia-Catappa), Salt-Tolerant, Useful, Tropical Tree with Nut Worthy of Improvement
  • Distribution
    Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
    Distribution (text)
    • Asia - southeastMorton, J. F. (1985) Indian Almond (Terminalia-Catappa), Salt-Tolerant, Useful, Tropical Tree with Nut Worthy of Improvement
    • PanamaDe Sedas, A; Turner, BL; Winter, K; Lopez, OR (2020) Salinity responses of inland and coastal neotropical trees species
    Miscellaneous notes A tree with a fruit with extensive useMorton, J. F. (1985) Indian Almond (Terminalia-Catappa), Salt-Tolerant, Useful, Tropical Tree with Nut Worthy of Improvement
    References

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