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Report for Cynodon dactylon (L.) Pers.

updated: Nov 25th 2015, 8:51 pm see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Cynodon
Species dactylon
Author (L.) Pers.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • weedy
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesLiphschitz, N. and Y. Waisel (1974) Existence of salt glands in various genera of the Gramineae
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 YesLee, E. H., K. S. Cho and J. Kim (2010) Comparative Study of Rhizobacterial Community Structure of Plant Species in Oil-Contaminated Soil
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • Glycinebetaine, ProlineMarcum, K. B. (1999) Salinity tolerance mechanisms of grasses in the subfamily Chloridoideae
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
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Economic use
  • 3100.0 Grazing
  • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
Distribution

No Distribution recorded for this taxon
Distribution (text)
  • 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: empty
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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