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Report for Acrostichum aureum L.

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Family Pteridaceae
Genus Acrostichum
Species aureum
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Fern
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Lloyd, R. M. and D. P. Buckley (1986) Effects of salinity on gametophyte growth of Acrostichum aureum and Acrostichum danaeifolium
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3Werth, M., K. Mehltreter, O. Briones and M. Kazda (2015) Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope compositions change with leaf age in two mangrove ferns
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesChen, Xiao-Hui; Li, Fei; Li, Fei-Na; Chen, Ming-Sheng; Yan, Xiao-Rui; He, Zi-Bang; Li, Shun-Lian; Wu, You-Lang; Tuo, Li (2021) Nocardioides acrostichi sp. nov., a novel endophytic actinobacterium isolated from leaf of Acrostichum aureum
Previously was: unknown
Bioremediation YesBuhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectivesNguyen, LinhThi Truc; Le, NhuThi Quynh; Duong, VuBa; Tran, ChienMinh; Hong, Seungbum; No, Kwangsoo; Lee, Sunghwan (2021) Pseudo wastewater treatment by combining adsorption and phytoaccumulation on the Acrostichum aureum Linn. plant/activated carbon systemThuy Thi Thanh Hoang; Loan Thi Cam Tu; Nga Phi Le; Quoc Phu Dao (2013) A PRELIMINARY STUDY ON THE PHYTOREMEDIATION OF ANTIBIOTIC CONTAMINATED SEDIMENT
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • nicotinic acid glucosideAshihara, H., Y. L. Yin and S. Watanabe (2011) Nicotinamide metabolism in ferns: Formation of nicotinic acid glucoside
  • SesquiterpenesUddin, Shaikh J.; Jason, Tracey L. H.; Beattie, Karren D.; Grice, I. Darren; Tiralongo, Evelin (2011) (2S,3S)-Sulfated Pterosin C, a Cytotoxic Sesquiterpene from the Bangladeshi Mangrove Fern Acrostichum aureum
Compatible Solutes
  • PinitolSun, W. Q., X. P. Li and B. L. Ong (1999) Preferential accumulation of D-pinitol in Acrostichum aureum gametophytes in response to salt stress
  • InositolSun, W. Q., X. P. Li and B. L. Ong (1999) Preferential accumulation of D-pinitol in Acrostichum aureum gametophytes in response to salt stress
Habitat
  • A2 Littoral sediment
Economic use
  • 7100.0 General Including Traditional medicinesDAGAR H S (1989) SOME PTERIDOPHYTES IN THE ETHNOLOGY AND LIFE OF THE NICOBARESEUddin, Shaikh J.; Grice, I. Darren; Tiralongo, Evelin (2011) Cytotoxic Effects of Bangladeshi Medicinal Plant Extracts
  • 8100.0 Carbohydrates (Substances wholly or primarily CHO)Lobo, Soniya Marsi; Gulimane, Krishnakumar (2015) Nutritional analysis of rhizome and physicochemical characteristics of starch extracted from the mangrove fern Acrostichum aureum L.
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Pantropical
  • Biological Station of La Mancha (19 ◦ 36 00 N, 96 ◦ 22 40 W), Veracruz, MexicoWerth, M., K. Mehltreter, O. Briones and M. Kazda (2015) Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope compositions change with leaf age in two mangrove ferns
  • Bayeux, Paraíba State, northeastern Brazil (7◦06′59.8′′ S, 34◦55′20.1′′ W, 10 m a.s.l).de Arruda, ECP; Lima, GD; Farias, RD (2021) Leaf anatomical traits and their ecological significance for Acrostichum aureum (Pteridaceae), a remarkable fern species growing in mangroves
Miscellaneous notes See references for detailed distributionColloty, B. M., J. B. Adams and G. C. Bate (2002) Classification of estuaries in the Ciskei and Transkei regions based on physical and botanical characteristicsDe Olivares, D. M. (1988) Ecologic characterization of the mangrove of Las Palmitas swamp Zulia State VenezuelaFickert, T. and F. Gruninger (2010) Floristic zonation, vegetation structure, and plant diversity patterns within a caribbean mangrove and swamp forest on the Bay Island of Utila (Honduras)Osuji, L. C., B. C. Ndukwu, G. C. Obutet and I. Agbagwa (2006) Impact of four-dimensional seismic and production activities on the mangrove systems of the Niger Delta, NigeriaSaritha, M. K. and P. P. Tessy (2011) Mangroves of Poyya backwaters of Thrissur district, Kerala, IndiaSingh, N. T., A. D. Mongia and A. N. Ganeshamurthy (1989) Soils of brackish water marshes of South Andaman IndiaUkpong, I. (1998) Relation between vegetation, soil nutrient content and salinity in an estuarine mangrove swamp in West Africa
References

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