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Report for Salicornia europaea L.

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Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Salicornia
Species europaea
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Annual
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
118 dS/mPiernik A. (2012) Ecological pattern of inland salt marsh vegetation in Central Europe
Germination YesEgan, T. P. and I. A. Ungar (1999) The effects of temperature and seasonal change on the germination of two salt marsh species, Atriplex prostrata and Salicornia europaea, along a salinity gradient
Salt glands and bladders NoMarius-Nicuşor Grigore, Constantin Toma (2010) Salt-secreting structures of Halophytes. An integrative approach (in Romanian)
Photosynthesis Pathway C3Shomer -Ilan, A., A. Nissenbaum and Y. Waisel (1981) Photosynthetic pathways and the ecological distribution of the Chenopodiaceae in Israel
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesQuinta, R., P. W. Hill, D. L. Jones, R. Santos, D. N. Thomas and L. Le Vay (2015) Uptake of an amino acid (alanine) and its peptide (trialanine) by the saltmarsh halophytes Salicornia europaea and Aster tripolium and its potential role in ecosystem N cycling and marine aquaculture wastewater treatment
Previously was: unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineAghaleh, M., V. Niknam, H. Ebrahimzadeh and K. Razavi (2011) Effect of salt stress on physiological and antioxidative responses in two species of Salicornia (S. persica and S. europaea)
Habitat
  • D6.1 Inland saltmarshes
Economic use
  • 0310.0 Oilseed
  • 0124.0 Pickles
  • 0111.0 Uncooked vegetables
Distribution
Distribution (text)
Miscellaneous notes Salinity range of occurence in inland salt marshes of Central Europe 4,94-118 ds/sqm (ECe) with optimum at 38.1 ds/sqm. According to Flora Europaea (vol. I, second ed., 1993), it is a very variable species.Piernik A. (2012) Ecological pattern of inland salt marsh vegetation in Central Europe
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
Jun 10th 2019, 10:13 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 16th 2019, 9:06 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:35 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:35 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:34 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:34 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:33 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:33 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:30 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:30 pm
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