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Report for Medicago littoralis Loisel.

updated: Jun 30th 2022, 11:38 am see all updates
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Family Fabaceae
Genus Medicago
Species littoralis
Author Loisel.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Annual
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesArbi, S. B., D. Chekireb, P. Quatrini, V. Catania, D. Cheriet and A. Ouartsi (2015) Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of root nodules rhizobia of Medicago littoralis Rhode and Melilotus indicus (L.) All. growing in the Oasis of Touggourt, Oued Righ Valley, in the Algerian Sahara
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • SaponinsTava, A; Pecetti, L (2012) Chemical Investigation of Saponins from Twelve Annual Medicago Species and their Bioassay with the Brine Shrimp Artemia salina
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
Economic use
  • 3000.0 FORAGECLARKSON N M (1986) PASTURE SPECIES FOR THE GRANITE AND TRAPROCK AREAS OF SOUTHEAST QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIALAKE A W H; MATHISON M J (1989) REGISTER OF AUSTRALIAN HERBAGE PLANT CULTIVARS B. LEGUMES 9. ANNUAL MEDICS A MEDICAGO-LITTORALIS RHODE STRAND MEDIC CULTIVAR HARBINGER ARThomas, Dean T.; Flohr, Bonnie M.; Monjardino, Marta; Loi, Angelo; Llewellyn, Rick S.; Lawes, Roger A.; Norman, Hayley C. (2021) Selecting higher nutritive value annual pasture legumes increases the profitability of sheep production
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Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Mediterranean region
  • Touggourt in Oued RighValley. Algerian SaharaArbi, S. B., D. Chekireb, P. Quatrini, V. Catania, D. Cheriet and A. Ouartsi (2015) Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of root nodules rhizobia of Medicago littoralis Rhode and Melilotus indicus (L.) All. growing in the Oasis of Touggourt, Oued Righ Valley, in the Algerian Sahara
  • Nilson's Island, Alexandria, EgyptHeneidy, S. Z.; El-Darier, S. M. (2001) Vegetation diversity of Nilson's Island, Alexandria, Egypt
Miscellaneous notes Growth assessed in tissue cultureBaburina O K and Shevyakova N I (1987) Salt tolerance and content of quaternary ammonium compounds in wild species of Medicago
References

Last Records approved
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Aug 8th 2022, 6:37 am

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Aug 8th 2022, 6:38 am
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Aug 7th 2022, 2:48 pm

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Aug 7th 2022, 2:48 pm
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Aug 7th 2022, 2:46 pm

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Aug 7th 2022, 2:47 pm
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Aug 7th 2022, 6:09 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 7th 2022, 6:09 am
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Aug 7th 2022, 6:02 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 7th 2022, 6:05 am
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