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Report for Atriplex halimus L.

updated: Nov 21st 2015, 12:41 pm see all updates
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Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Atriplex
Species halimus
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • xerophyte
Life form
  • Shrub
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
56 dS/m
Germination YesBajji, M., J. M. Kinet and S. Lutts (2002) Osmotic and ionic effects of NaCl on germination, early seedling growth, and ion content of Atriplex halimus (Chenopodiaceae)Munoz-Rodriguez, A. F., P. Rodriguez-Rubio, F. J. J. Nieva, F. Fernandez-Illescas, E. Sanchez-Gullon, J. M. Soto, V. Hermoso-Lopez and B. Marquez-Garcia (2012) THE IMPORTANCE OF BRACTEOLES IN ENSURING Atriplex halimus GERMINATION UNDER OPTIMAL CONDITIONS
Salt glands and bladders YesMozafar, A. and J. R. Goodin (1970) Vesiculated Hairs: A Mechanism for Salt Tolerance in Atriplex halimus L.Salama, F. M., S. M. El-Naggar and T. Ramadan (1999) Salt glands of some halophytes in Egypt
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Ghaffari, S. M., Z. Balaei, T. Chatrenoor and H. Akhani (2015) Cytology of SW Asian Chenopodiaceae: new data from Iran and a review of previous records and correlations with life forms and C-4 photosynthesisPyankov, VI; Ziegler, H; Akhani, H; Deigele, C; Luttge, U (2010) European plants with C-4 photosynthesis: geographical and taxonomic distribution and relations to climate parametersShomer -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 YesHaddi, M. L., S. Filacorda, K. Meniai, F. Rollin and P. Susmel (2003) In vitro fermentation kinetics of some halophyte shrubs sampled at three stages of maturity
Bioremediation YesGrafe, M; Klauber, C (2011) Bauxite residue issues: IV. Old obstacles and new pathways for in situ residue bioremediationVan Oosten, M. J. and A. Maggio (2015) Functional biology of halophytes in the phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineBajji, M., J. M. Kinet and S. Lutts (1998) Salt stress effects on roots and leaves of Atriplex halimus L. and their corresponding callus cultures
Habitat
  • C1.5 Permanent inland saline and brackish lakes, ponds and poolsQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
Previously was: empty
Economic use
  • 2110.0 Fuelwood
  • 3300.0 Fodder
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Saharo-Arabian region
  • Australia [introduced]
  • 75 km parallel to the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, and varies in width from 10 km at Wadi Hisban and Wadi Zarqa to about 2-3 km in Zara,JordanQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
Previously was:
  • Saharo-Arabian region
  • Australia [introduced]
  • Miscellaneous notes Salt bladders rather than glands
    References

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