Loading content, please wait..
loading..
Logo
Version 3.24
or

Report for Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart.

updated: May 20th 2022, 8:43 pm see all updates
Changed fields since previous approved record are highlighted


Family Arecaceae
Genus Hyphaene
Species thebaica
Author (L.) Mart.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Tree
  • Tree
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
Germination YesAli, Yusef Saleh Siraj (2007) Interaction of salinity and temperature on the germination of Doum (Hyphaene thebaica) seed in Saudi ArabiaDavies, R. I. and H. W. Pritchard (1998) Seed storage and germination of the palms Hyphaene thebaica, H-petersiana and Medemia argunMoussa, H., H. A. Margolis, P. A. Dube and J. Odongo (1998) Factors affecting the germination of doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica Mart.) seeds from the semi-arid zone of Niger, West Africa
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • OxalateBALOGUN, AM; FETUGA, BL (1988) TANNIN, PHYTIN AND OXALATE CONTENTS OF SOME WILD UNDERUTILIZED CROP-SEEDS IN NIGERIA
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • B1 Coastal dunes and sandy shoresZahran, M. A. and H. F. AlKaf (1996) Introduction to the ecology of the littoral halophytes of Yemen
Economic use
  • 7100.0 General Including Traditional medicinesMohammed, Marwa M.; Owis, Asmaa, I; Rabeh, Mohammed A.; Hetta, Mona H. (2019) Evaluation of anti breast cancer activity of some edible plants cultivated in EgyptWearn, James; Hudson, Jessica (2018) Hyphaene thebaica (Doum Palm) in First World War Medicine
  • 0120.0 FruitGibril, Magdi E.; Zhang, Nana; Yi, Yanbin; Liu, Pansheng; Wang, Shoujuan; Tesfaye, Tamrat; Kong, Fangong (2020) Physicochemical characterization and future bene ficiation routes of wild fruit waste ( Hyphaene Thebaica seed ) as a source to extract mannanSalih, N. K-E. M.; Yahia, E. M. (2015) Nutritional value and antioxidant properties of four wild fruits commonly consumed in Sudan
Previously was: empty
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Tropical Africa
  • Saudi ArabiaAli, Yusef Saleh Siraj (2007) Interaction of salinity and temperature on the germination of Doum (Hyphaene thebaica) seed in Saudi Arabia
  • YemenZahran, M. A. and H. F. AlKaf (1996) Introduction to the ecology of the littoral halophytes of Yemen
Miscellaneous notes Doum palm
Previously was: empty
References

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

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 26th 2022, 6:42 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
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
LEGAL NOTICES — This website is protected by Copyright © The University of Sussex, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022. The eHALOPH database is protected by Database Right and Copyright © The University of Sussex and other contributors, 2006, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022. This database is based on an earlier work by James Aronson.
THIS WEBSITE AND THIS DATABASE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND YOU USE THEM AND RELY ON THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Contact email: halophytes@sussex.ac.uk
Credits – Tim Flowers, Joaquim Santos, Moritz Jahns, Brian Warburton, Peter Reed