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Report for Cressa cretica L.

updated: Jul 22nd 2022, 6:15 pm see all updates
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Family Convolvulaceae
Genus Cressa
Species cretica
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennialKhan, MA; Aziz, S (1998) Some aspects of salinity, plant density, and nutrient effects on Cressa cretica L.
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
850 mMKhan, MA; Aziz, S (1998) Some aspects of salinity, plant density, and nutrient effects on Cressa cretica L.
Germination YesKhan, M. A., R. Ansari, B. Gul and W. Q. Li (2009) Dormancy and germination responses of halophyte seeds to the application of ethyleneMohammed, S. and D. N. Sen (1990) GERMINATION BEHAVIOR OF SOME HALOPHYTES IN INDIAN DESERT
Salt glands and bladders YesWeiglin, C. and E. Winter (1991) LEAF STRUCTURES OF XEROHALOPHYTES FROM AN EAST JORDANIAN SALT PAN
Photosynthesis Pathway C3Frey, W., H. Kurschner and W. Stichler (1985) PHOTOSYNTHETIC PATHWAYS AND ECOLOGICAL DISTRIBUTION OF HALOPHYTES FROM 4 LITTORAL SALT MARSHES (EGYPT SINAI, SAUDI-ARABIA, OMAN AND IRAN)
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesGashgari, R; Gherbawy, Y; Ameen, F; Alsharari, S (2016) Molecular Characterization and Analysis of Antimicrobial Activity of Endophytic Fungi From Medicinal Plants in Saudi Arabia
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Previously was:
  • VariousHussain, S; Ahmed, E; Malik, A; Jabbar, A; Arshad, M (2005) Phytochemical studies on Cressa cretica
  • Compatible Solutes
    Habitat
    • E6.2 Continental inland salt steppesNaz, N., M. Hameed, T. Nawaz, M. S. A. Ahmad and M. Ashraf (2013) Soil-Plant Relationships in the Arid Saline Desert of Cholistan
    • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsGul, B., R. Ansari, T. J. Flowers and M. A. Khan (2013) Germination strategies of halophyte seeds under salinityMILENKO MILOVIC & LJERKA MARKOVIC (2003) CRESSA CRETICA L. (CONVOLVULACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CROATIA
    Economic use
    • 7000.0 MEDICALAbdallah, Heba Mohammed Ibrahim; Elshamy, Abdelsamed Ibrahim; El Gendy, Abd El-Nasser Gaber; Abd El-Gawad, Ahmed Mohamed; Omer, Elsayed Abouelfotowh; De Leo, Marinella; Pistelli, Luisa (2017) Anti-inflammatory, Antipyretic, and Antinociceptive Effects of a Cressa cretica Aqueous ExtractHameed, Mansoor; Ashraf, Muhammad; Al-Quriany, F.; Nawaz, Tahira; Ahmad, Muhammad Sajid Aqeel; Younis, Adnan; Naz, Nargis (2011) MEDICINAL FLORA OF THE CHOLISTAN DESERT: A REVIEW
    • 7100.0 General Including Traditional medicinesPirzada, A. J.; Shaikh, W. ; Ghani, K. U. ; Laghari, K. A. (2009) STUDY OF ANTI FUNGAL ACTIVITY AND SOME BASIC ELEMENTS OF MEDICINAL PLANT CRESSA CRETICA LINN AGAINST FUNGI CAUSING SKIN DISEASESPriyashree, S; Jha, S; Pattanayak, S P (2010) A review on Cressa cretica Linn.: A halophytic plant.SATAKOPA.S; KARANDIKAR, GK (1961) RUDANTI - A PHARMACOGNOSTIC STUDY-CRESSA CRETICA LINN
    • 8300.0 Bioenergy/BiofuelAbideen, Z; Qasim, M; Rizvi, RF; Gul, B; Ansari, R; Khan, MA (2015) Oilseed halophytes: a potential source of biodiesel using saline degraded landsWeber, D. J.; Ansari, R.; Gul, B.; Khan, M. Ajmal (2007) Potential of halophytes as source of edible oil
    Distribution
    Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
    Distribution (text)
    • Mediterranean region
    • Irano-Turanian region
    • Africa - east
    • Cholistan Desert, PakistanNaz, N., M. Hameed, T. Nawaz, M. S. A. Ahmad and M. Ashraf (2013) Soil-Plant Relationships in the Arid Saline Desert of Cholistan
    • Arabian Seacoast around Karachi, PakistanGul, B., R. Ansari, T. J. Flowers and M. A. Khan (2013) Germination strategies of halophyte seeds under salinity
    • Azraq located 80 km southeast Amman, JordanWeiglin, C. and E. Winter (1991) LEAF STRUCTURES OF XEROHALOPHYTES FROM AN EAST JORDANIAN SALT PAN
    • central part of the Adriatic Coast, CroatiaMILENKO MILOVIC & LJERKA MARKOVIC (2003) CRESSA CRETICA L. (CONVOLVULACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CROATIA
    Miscellaneous notes Grows as an annual in CroatiaMILENKO MILOVIC & LJERKA MARKOVIC (2003) CRESSA CRETICA L. (CONVOLVULACEAE) IN THE FLORA OF CROATIA
    References

    Last Records approved
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