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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
  • The amount of nuclear DNA, expressed as the C -value was estimatedKoce, J. D., S. Skondric, T. Bacic and M. Dermastia (2008) Amounts of nuclear DNA in marine halophytes
  • TTGE analysisSonjak, S., T. Beguiristain, C. Leyval and M. Regvar (2009) Temporal temperature gradient gel electrophoresis (TTGE) analysis of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with selected plants from saline and metal polluted environments
Previously was:
  • The amount of nuclear DNA, expressed as the C -value was estimatedKoce, J. D., S. Skondric, T. Bacic and M. Dermastia (2008) Amounts of nuclear DNA in marine halophytes
  • Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesBarin, M., N. Aliasgharzad, P. A. Olsson, M. Rasouli-Sadaghiani and M. Moghddam (2013) Abundance of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in relation to soil salinity around Lake Urmia in northern Iran analyzed by use of lipid biomarkers and microscopySonjak, S., M. Udovic, T. Wraber, M. Likar and M. Regvar (2009) Diversity of halophytes and identification of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi colonising their roots in an abandoned and sustained part of Secovlje salternsSonjak, S., T. Beguiristain, C. Leyval and M. Regvar (2009) Temporal temperature gradient gel electrophoresis (TTGE) analysis of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi associated with selected plants from saline and metal polluted environmentsSzymanska, S; Piernik, A; Baum, C; Zloch, M; Hrynkiewicz, K (2014) Metabolic profiles of microorganisms associated with the halophyte Salicornia europaea in soils with different levels of salinity
    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
    antioxidants
    • Antioxidant activity of the extractsStankovic, M. S., M. Petrovic, D. Godjevac and Z. D. Stevanovic (2015) Screening inland halophytes from the central Balkan for their antioxidant activity in relation to total phenolic compounds and flavonoids: Are there any prospective medicinal plants?
    • DPPH- scavenging activity, inhibition of lipid, Phenolic acid, Saponins, Flavonoid Buhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectives
    Secondary Metabolites
    • Total phenolsStankovic, M. S., M. Petrovic, D. Godjevac and Z. D. Stevanovic (2015) Screening inland halophytes from the central Balkan for their antioxidant activity in relation to total phenolic compounds and flavonoids: Are there any prospective medicinal plants?
    • Quercetin 3-o-Beta-d-glucopyranoside,Tungtungmadic acid and Four saponins Buhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectives
    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
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