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Report for Aeluropus littoralis (Gouan) Parl.

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Family Poaceae
Genus Aeluropus
Species littoralis
Author (Gouan) Parl.
Infraspecfic Author
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
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Max. salinity
800 mM ()
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Germination unknown
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Salt glands and bladders YesBarhoumi, Z., W. Djebali, A. Smaoui, W. Chaibi and C. Abdelly (2007) Contribution of NaCl excretion to salt resistance of Aeluropus littoralis (Willd) ParlPollak, G. and Y. Waisel (1970) Salt Secretion in Aeluropus litoralis (Willd.) Parl
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Pyankov, VI; Ziegler, H; Akhani, H; Deigele, C; Luttge, U (2010) European plants with C-4 photosynthesis: geographical and taxonomic distribution and relations to climate parameters
Molecular data
  • ESTsZouari, N., R. Ben Saad, T. Legavre, J. Azaza, X. Sabau, M. Jaoua, K. Masmoudi and A. Hassairi (2007) Identification and sequencing of ESTs from the halophyte grass Aeluropus littoralis
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Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesWang, F. Y., R. J. Liu, X. G. Lin and J. M. Zhou (2004) Arbuscular mycorrhizal status of wild plants in saline-alkaline soils of the Yellow River Delta
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Bioremediation unknown
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  • Antioxidant enzymesModarresi, M., F. Moradian and G. A. Nematzadeh (2014) Antioxidant responses of halophyte plant Aeluropus littoralis under long-term salinity stress
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Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsZorb, C., A. Sumer, A. Sungur, T. J. Flowers and H. Ozcan (2013) Ranking of 11 coastal halophytes from salt marshes in northwest Turkey according their salt tolerance
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Economic use
  • 3100.0 Grazing
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Saharo-Arabian region
Miscellaneous notes
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