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Report for Phoenix dactylifera L.

updated: Nov 25th 2015, 8:12 pm see all updates
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Family Arecaceae
Genus Phoenix
Species dactylifera
Author L.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Tree
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
Germination YesDemason, D. A., J. I. Stillman and G. S. Ellmore (1989) Acid-Phosphatase Localization in Seedling Tissues of the Palms, Phoenix-Dactylifera and Washingtonia-Filifera, and Its Relevance to Controls of Germination
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
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
  • 0122.0 Cooked fruit
  • 0212.0 Wine
  • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Africa - north
  • Arabia
  • 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:
  • Africa - north
  • Arabia
  • Miscellaneous notes
    References

    Last Records approved
    Submitted by Joaquim Santos
    Nov 11th 2019, 11:30 pm

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Nov 12th 2019, 11:33 am
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Nov 11th 2019, 8:45 pm

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Nov 11th 2019, 8:46 pm
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Nov 11th 2019, 8:17 pm

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Nov 11th 2019, 8:17 pm
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Nov 10th 2019, 6:23 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Nov 10th 2019, 6:23 am
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Nov 10th 2019, 6:08 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Nov 10th 2019, 6:08 am
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