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Report for Spartina alterniflora Loisel.

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Family Poaceae
Genus Spartina
Species alterniflora
Author Loisel.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
58 dS/m
Germination YesFang, X. B., P. K. Subudhi, B. C. Venuto and S. A. Harrison (2004) Mode of pollination, pollen germination, and seed set in smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora, Poaceae)Li, R., F. Shi and K. Fukuda (2010) Interactive effects of salt and alkali stresses on seed germination, germination recovery, and seedling growth of a halophyte Spartina alterniflora (Poaceae)Mrozek, E. J. R. and N. A. Funicelli (1982) Effect of zinc and lead on germination of Spartina alterniflora seeds at various salinities
Salt glands and bladders YesBradley, P. M. and J. T. Morris (1991) Relative Importance of Ion Exclusion, Secretion and Accumulation in Spartina-Alterniflora LoiselBurke, D. J., J. S. Weis and P. Weis (2000) Release of metals by the leaves of the salt marsh grasses Spartina alterniflora and Phragmites australis
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
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesBuhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectivesOliveira, V; Gomes, NCM; Almeida, A; Silva, AMS; Silva, H; Cunha, A (2015) Microbe-Assisted Phytoremediation of Hydrocarbons in Estuarine Environments
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
Economic use
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • North America
  • Argentina
Miscellaneous notes
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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