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Report for Imperata cylindrica (L.) P.Beauv.

updated: May 21st 2022, 6:10 am see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Imperata
Species cylindrica
Author (L.) P.Beauv.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • weedy
Life form
  • Perennial grassHameed, M., M. Ashraf, N. Naz, T. Nawaz, R. Batool, S. Fatima and F. Ahmad (2014) Physiological adaptative characteristics of Imperata cylindrica for salinity tolerance
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
200 mMHameed, M., M. Ashraf, N. Naz, T. Nawaz, R. Batool, S. Fatima and F. Ahmad (2014) Physiological adaptative characteristics of Imperata cylindrica for salinity tolerance
Germination YesBhatt, A; Santo, A (2018) Different ecological strategies during the seed germination phase of nine grasses inhabiting the hyper-arid Arabian desert
Salt glands and bladders YesAMARASINGHE, V; WATSON, L (1989) VARIATION IN SALT SECRETORY ACTIVITY OF MICROHAIRS IN GRASSES
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Zhong, Q. C., J. N. Gong, K. Y. Wang and C. Zhang (2014) Effects of 3-year air warming on growth of two perennial grasses (Phragmites australis and Imperata cylindrica) in a coastal salt marsh reclaimed for agriculture
Molecular data
  • ProteomicsShih, YJ; Chang, HC; Tsai, MC; Wu, TY; Wu, TC; Kao, P; Kao, WY; Chang, IF (2018) Comparative leaf proteomic profiling of salt-treated natural variants of Imperata cylindricaWu, T.-Y., P. Kao, C.-L. Chang, P.-H. Hsu, C.-H. Chou and I.-F. Chang (2015) Phosphoproteomic profiling of microsomal fractions in leaves of Cogon grass (Imperata cylindrica)
  • Carbohydrates Faustino, M. V., M. A. F. Faustino and D. Pinto (2019) Halophytic Grasses, a New Source of Nutraceuticals? A Review on Their Secondary Metabolites and Biological Activities
  • Amino acidsFaustino, M. V., M. A. F. Faustino and D. Pinto (2019) Halophytic Grasses, a New Source of Nutraceuticals? A Review on Their Secondary Metabolites and Biological Activities
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesThoen D (1987) First observations on the occurrence of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae VAM in hydrophytes hygrophytes halophytes and xerophytes in the region of lake Retba Cap-Vert Senegal during the dry season
Bioremediation YesMoktar, Khairul Anam; Tajuddin, Ramlah Mohd (2019) Phytoremediation of heavy metal from leachate using imperata cylindricaPaz-Alberto, Annie Melinda; Sigua, Gilbert C.; Bauil, Bellrose G.; Te, Jacqueline A. Pruden. (2007) Phytoextraction of lead-contaminated soil using vetivergrass (Vetiveria zizanloides l.), cogongrass (Imperata cylindrica l.) and carabaograss (Paspalum conjugatum l.)
Previously was: unknown
antioxidants
  • FlavonoidsFaustino, M. V., M. A. F. Faustino and D. Pinto (2019) Halophytic Grasses, a New Source of Nutraceuticals? A Review on Their Secondary Metabolites and Biological Activities
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • E1 Dry grasslandsHameed, M., M. Ashraf, N. Naz, T. Nawaz, R. Batool, S. Fatima and F. Ahmad (2014) Physiological adaptative characteristics of Imperata cylindrica for salinity tolerance
Economic use
  • 7100.0 General Including Traditional medicinesDAT, DD; HAM, NN; KHAC, DH; LAM, NT; SON, PT; VANDAU, N; GRABE, M; JOHANSSON, R; LINDGREN, G; STJERNSTROM, NE (1992) STUDIES ON THE INDIVIDUAL AND COMBINED DIURETIC EFFECTS OF 4 VIETNAMESE TRADITIONAL HERBAL REMEDIES (ZEA-MAYS, IMPERATA-CYLINDRICA, PLANTAGO-MAJOR AND ORTHOSIPHON-STAMINEUS)Villasenor, IM; Lamadrid, MRA (2006) Comparative anti-hyperglycemic potentials of medicinal plants
  • 1700.0 Roofing Thatching Green roofsJuwono, Indri L.; Susanto, Dalhar (2018) The Reeds Performance Study on Traditional Architecture as Building Material in Wae Rebo VillagePotter, L; Lee, J; Thorburn, K (2000) Reinventing Imperata: Revaluing alang-alang grasslands in Indonesia
  • 5000.0 FIBERSOlusunmade, Olusola Femi; Bulus, Abba Emmanuel; Kashin, Terwase Kelvin (2018) EFFECT OF IMPERATA CYLINDRICA REINFORCEMENT FORM ON THE TENSILE AND IMPACT PROPERTIES OF ITS COMPOSITES WITH RECYCLED LOW DENSITY POLYETHYLENEThulasimani, Chellon; Ramesh, Subramaniam; Ramesh, Kasi; Salmah, Husseinsyah (2015) Fabrication and characterization of natural rubber/Imperata cylindrica cellulose fiber biocomposites
  • 8300.0 Bioenergy/BiofuelHidayat, Syarif; Abu Bakar, Muhammad S.; Yang, Yang; Phusunti, Neeranuch; Bridgwater, A. V. (2018) Characterisation and Py-GC/MS analysis of Imperata Cylindrica as potential biomass for bio-oil production in Brunei DarussalamOladokun, Olagoke; Ahmad, Arshad; Abdullah, Tuan Amran Tuan; Nyakuma, Bemgba Bevan; Bello, Aliyu Abdul-Hameed; Al-Shatri, Ali Hussein (2016) Multicomponent devolatilization kinetics and thermal conversion of Imperata cylindrica
Previously was:
  • 0000.0 FOOD AND DRINKFaustino, M. V., M. A. F. Faustino and D. Pinto (2019) Halophytic Grasses, a New Source of Nutraceuticals? A Review on Their Secondary Metabolites and Biological Activities
  • Distribution
    Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
    Distribution (text)
    • The Salt Range, which lies between the Thar desert and the Potohar Plateau in the Punjab province of PakistanHameed, M., M. Ashraf, N. Naz, T. Nawaz, R. Batool, S. Fatima and F. Ahmad (2014) Physiological adaptative characteristics of Imperata cylindrica for salinity tolerance
    • Bakkhali river estuary, Cox’s Bazar (20 850 4000e20 460 9200 N and 91 960 6000e92 340 3700 E Bangladesh
    Miscellaneous notes Hameed et al (2011) failed to see salt glands but did record excretionHameed, M., M. Ashraf and N. Naz (2011) Anatomical and physiological characteristics relating to ionic relations in some salt tolerant grasses from the Salt Range, Pakistan
    References

    Last Records approved
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