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Report for Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.

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Family Aizoaceae
Genus Mesembryanthemum
Species crystallinum
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • chasmophyte
Life form
  • Annual
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
56 dS/m
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesAdams, P., J. C. Thomas, D. M. Vernon, H. J. Bohnert and R. G. Jensen (1992) Distinct Cellular and Organismic Responses to Salt Stress
Photosynthesis Pathway CAM
Molecular data
  • The isolated total RNAs were converted to cDNA libraries, and both ends of the cDNAs were sequenced for 60 cycles using a paired-end moduleTsukagoshi, H., T. Suzuki, K. Nishikawa, S. Agarie, S. Ishiguro and T. Higashiyama (2015) RNA-Seq Analysis of the Response of the Halophyte, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (Ice Plant) to High Salinity
  • cDNA cloningKluge, C., P. Lamkemeyer, N. Tavakoli, D. Golldack, A. Kandlbinder and K. J. Dietz (2003) cDNA cloning of 12 subunits of the V-type ATPase from Mesembryanthemum crystallinum and their expression under stress
Previously was:
  • The isolated total RNAs were converted to cDNA libraries, and both ends of the cDNAs were sequenced for 60 cycles using a paired-end moduleTsukagoshi, H., T. Suzuki, K. Nishikawa, S. Agarie, S. Ishiguro and T. Higashiyama (2015) RNA-Seq Analysis of the Response of the Halophyte, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (Ice Plant) to High Salinity
  • Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
    Bioremediation YesVan Oosten, M. J. and A. Maggio (2015) Functional biology of halophytes in the phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils
    antioxidants
    • DPPH-scavenging activityBuhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectives
    • Total polyphenols, flavonoid and condensed tannin and antioxidant activities (DPPH¬∑ scavenging ability and reducing power)Ksouri, R., W. Megdiche, H. Falleh, N. Trabelsi, M. Boulaaba, A. Smaoui and C. Abdelly (2008) Influence of biological, environmental and technical factors on phenolic content and antioxidant activities of Tunisian halophytes
    Previously was:
  • DPPH-scavenging activityBuhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectives
  • Secondary Metabolites
    • 2,6-Bis (1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-Buhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectives
    • mesembryanthin and betanin accumulationIbdah, M., A. Krins, H. K. Seidlitz, W. Heller, D. Strack and T. Vogt (2002) Spectral dependence of flavonol and betacyanin accumulation in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum under enhanced ultraviolet radiation
    Previously was:
  • 2,6-Bis (1,1-dimethylethyl)-4-Buhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectives
  • Compatible Solutes
    Habitat
    • B3.3 Rock cliffs, ledges and shores, with angiosperms
    Economic use
    • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
    • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
    Distribution
    Distribution (text)
    • South Africa
    • Mediterranean region [introduced]
    Miscellaneous notes Salt bladders rather than salt glands Dense salt bladders on leaves epidermis.
    References

    Last Records approved
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    Dec 5th 2019, 11:43 am

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    Dec 5th 2019, 11:16 am
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    Dec 2nd 2019, 6:26 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Dec 2nd 2019, 10:05 am
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Dec 2nd 2019, 6:11 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Dec 2nd 2019, 6:11 am
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