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Report for Heritiera littoralis Aiton

updated: May 18th 2022, 6:06 am see all updates
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Family Malvaceae
Genus Heritiera
Species littoralis
Author Aiton
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Tree
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Mangora, MM; Mtolera, MSP; Bjork, M (2017) Effects of waterlogging, salinity and light on the productivity of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza and Heritiera littoralis seedlings
Germination YesErftemeijer, PLA; Hamerlynck, O (2005) Die-back of the mangrove Heritiera littoralis dryand, in the Rufiji Delta (Tanzania) following El Nino floodsMangora, MM; Mtolera, MSP; Bjork, M (2017) Effects of waterlogging, salinity and light on the productivity of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza and Heritiera littoralis seedlings
Salt glands and bladders NoReef, R. and C. E. Lovelock (2015) Regulation of water balance in mangroves
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
  • TranscriptomicsDassanayake, M; Haas, JS; Bohnert, HJ; Cheeseman, JM (2010) Comparative transcriptomics for mangrove species: an expanding resourceDassanayake, M; Haas, JS; Bohnert, HJ; Cheeseman, JM (2009) Shedding light on an extremophile lifestyle through transcriptomics
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesPatra, J. K. and Y. K. Mohanta (2014) Antimicrobial compounds from mangrove plants: A pharmaceutical prospective
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • cadinane sesquiterpenesIRIE, H; MATSUMOTO, R; NISHIMURA, M; ZHANG, Y (1990) SYNTHESIS OF (+/-)-HERITOL, A SESQUITERPENE LACTONE BELONGING TO THE AROMATIC CADINANE GROUPMILES, DH; CHITTAWONG, V; LHO, DS; PAYNE, AM; DELACRUZ, AA; GOMEZ, ED; WEEKS, JA; ATWOOD, JL (1991) TOXICANTS FROM MANGROVE PLANTS .7. VALLAPIN AND VALLAPIANIN, NOVEL SESQUITERPENE LACTONES FROM THE MANGROVE PLANT HERITIERA-LITTORALIS
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Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.33 Marine mud shores
Economic use
  • 6000.0 TOXINS; see also 7000.0 MEDICAL for viridicides, bacteriostats, etc.MILES, DH; CHITTAWONG, V; DELACRUZ, AA; PAYNE, AM; GOMEZ, E (1991) NOVEL FISH TOXINS OF THE CADINANE SESQUITERPENE CLASS - FROM THE PHILIPPINE MANGROVE PLANT HERITIERA-LITTORALISMILES, DH; CHITTAWONG, V; LHO, DS; PAYNE, AM; DELACRUZ, AA; GOMEZ, ED; WEEKS, JA; ATWOOD, JL (1991) TOXICANTS FROM MANGROVE PLANTS .7. VALLAPIN AND VALLAPIANIN, NOVEL SESQUITERPENE LACTONES FROM THE MANGROVE PLANT HERITIERA-LITTORALIS
  • 7000.0 MEDICALLin, Guosheng; Li, Minyao; Xu, Nan; Wu, Xiaoli; Liu, Jingjing; Wu, Yulin; Zhang, Qian; Cai, Jian; Gao, Changjun; Su, Ziren (2020) Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Heritiera littoralis Fruits on Dextran Sulfate Sodium- (DSS-) Induced Ulcerative Colitis in Mice by Regulating Gut Microbiota and Suppressing NF-kappa B PathwayTewtrakul, S.; Tansakul, P.; Daengrot, C.; Ponglimanont, C.; Karalai, C. (2010) Anti-inflammatory principles from Heritiera littoralis bark
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Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Old World tropics
  • Ruvu Estuary, north of Bagamoyo (6°22′ S–6°27′ S), Tanzania. Mangora, MM; Mtolera, MSP; Bjork, M (2017) Effects of waterlogging, salinity and light on the productivity of Bruguiera gymnorrhiza and Heritiera littoralis seedlings
  • Rufiji Delta,TanzaniaErftemeijer, PLA; Hamerlynck, O (2005) Die-back of the mangrove Heritiera littoralis dryand, in the Rufiji Delta (Tanzania) following El Nino floods
Miscellaneous notes Inclides H. minor (Gaertn.) Lam.
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Jun 26th 2022, 6:42 am

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Jun 26th 2022, 6:38 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 26th 2022, 6:38 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Jun 26th 2022, 6:25 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 26th 2022, 6:25 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Jun 26th 2022, 6:15 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 26th 2022, 6:15 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Jun 26th 2022, 6:07 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 26th 2022, 6:07 am
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