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Report for Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L.

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Family Aizoaceae
Genus Mesembryanthemum
Species nodiflorum
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • xerohalophyte
Life form
Ecotypes unknownSayed, O. H., and Hegazy, A. K. (1990) Life table analysis and ecophysiology of Mesembryanthemum modiflorum in its natural environment.
Max. salinity
465 mMLima, Alexandre R.; Gama, Florinda; Castaneda-Loaiza, Viana; Costa, Camila; Schuler, Lisa M.; Santos, Tamara; Salazar, Miguel; Nunes, Carla; Cruz, Rui M. S.; Varela, Joao; Barreira, Luisa (2021) Nutritional and Functional Evaluation of Inula crithmoides and Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum Grown in Different Salinities for Human Consumption
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Germination YesFarrell, C; Hobbs, RJ ; Colmer, TD (2012) Microsite and litter cover effects on seed banks vary with seed size and dispersal mechanisms: implications for revegetation of degraded saline landGutterman, Y. (1994) Long-term seed position influences on seed germinability of the desert annual, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L. Gutterman, Y. (1980) Annual rhythm and position effect in the germinability of Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum.Gutterman, Y., and Gendler, T. (2005) Annual rhythm of germination of seeds of Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum 32 years after collection
Salt glands and bladders YesMarius-Nicuşor Grigore, Constantin Toma (2010) Salt-secreting structures of Halophytes. An integrative approach (in Romanian)
Photosynthesis Pathway CAMBen-Halima, E., N. Farhat, A. Elkhouni, R. Hidri, K. Hessini, A. Smaoui, C. Abdelly and M. Rabhi (2018) Chlorophyll fluorescence responses to short-term drought in Mesembryanthemum nodiflorumSayed, O. H., and Hegazy, A. K. (1994) Growth-specific phytomass allocation in Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum as influenced by CAM induction in the field.Winter, K. (1974) EFFECT OF NACL-SALINITY ON GROWTH AND PHOTOSYNTHESIS IN HALOPHYTES MESEMBRYANTHEMUM-NODIFLORUM L AND SUAEDA MARITIMA (L) DUMWinter, K., and Troughton, J. H.  (1978) Carbon assimilation pathways in Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L. under natural conditions.
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesGrammatikopoulou, K.; Kantsos, N.; Nektarios, P. A.; Petrakis, G. (2010) Reclamation of Inclined Bentonite Mining Byproducts by Hydroseeding in the Island of Milos
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antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineTreichel, S. (1979) INFLUENCE OF NACL ON THE PROLINE METABOLISM IN HALOPHYTESTreichel, S. (1986) he influence of NaCl on Δ1‐pyrroline‐5‐carboxylate reductase in proline‐accumulating cell suspension cultures of Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum and other halophytes.
Habitat
Economic use
  • 7000.0 MEDICALArena, Rosaria; Manuguerra, Simona; Collins, Edward; Mahdhi, Abdelkarim; Renda, Giuseppe; Messina, Concetta Maria; Santulli, Andrea (2020) Antioxidant Properties of a Supercritical Fluid Extract of the Halophyte Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L. from Sicilian Coasts: Nutraceutical and Cosmeceutical Applications
  • 0100.0 Vegetables and fruitsCastaneda-Loaiza, V; Oliveira, M; Santos, T; Schuler, L; Lima, AR; Gama, F; Salazar, M; Neng, NR; Nogueira, JMF; Varela, J; Barreira, L (2020) Wild vs cultivated halophytes: Nutritional and functional differencesLima, Alexandre R.; Gama, Florinda; Castaneda-Loaiza, Viana; Costa, Camila; Schuler, Lisa M.; Santos, Tamara; Salazar, Miguel; Nunes, Carla; Cruz, Rui M. S.; Varela, Joao; Barreira, Luisa (2021) Nutritional and Functional Evaluation of Inula crithmoides and Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum Grown in Different Salinities for Human ConsumptionRomojaro, Ana; Botella, Ma Angeles; Obon, Concepcion; Pretel, Ma Teresa (2013) Nutritional and antioxidant properties of wild edible plants and their use as potential ingredients in the modern diet
  • 7100.0 General Including Traditional medicinesBen Sassi, A.; Harzallah-Skhiri, F.; Bourgougnon, N.; Aouni, M. (2008) Antiviral activity of some Tunisian medicinal plants against Herpes simplex virus type 1
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Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • EgyptAbd El-Ghani, M., A. Soliman and R. Abd El-Fattah (2014) Spatial distribution and soil characteristics of the vegetation associated with common succulent plants in Egypt
  • MediterraneanEl-Sheikh, M. A., Y. M. Al-Sodany, E. M. Eid and K. H. Shaltout (2012) Ten years primary succession on a newly created landfill at a lagoon of the Mediterranean Sea (Lake Burullus RAMSAR site)Sanchez, MI; Green, AJ; Castellanos, EM (2005) Seasonal variation in the diet of Redshank Tringa totanus in the Odiel Marshes, southwest Spain: a comparison of faecal and pellet analysis
  • AustraliaSemple, W. S.; Waterhouse, D. (1994) Performance of halophytes from semi-arid areas on two saline seepage scalds of the Central Western Slopes of NSW
  • IsraelWinter, K., J. H. Troughton, M. Evenari, A. Lauchli and U. Luttge (1976) Mineral ion composition and occurence of CAM-like diurnal malate fluctuations in plants of coastal and desert habitats of Israel and the Sinai.
Miscellaneous notes Salt glands in the sense of epidermal bladder cells (see Marius-Nicuşor Grigore, Constantin Toma , 2010 - Salt-secreting structures of Halophytes. An integrative approach (in Romanian) Very low values of salinity was found in Burg El-Arab, along the western Mediterranean region. EgyptAbd El-Ghani, M., A. Soliman and R. Abd El-Fattah (2014) Spatial distribution and soil characteristics of the vegetation associated with common succulent plants in Egypt
References

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