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Report for Plantago maritima L.

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Family Plantaginaceae
Genus Plantago
Species maritima
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennial
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
43 dS/m
Germination YesArnold, S. M. (1973) Interactions of Light and Temperature on Germination of Plantago-Maritima L
Salt glands and bladders NoMarius-Nicuşor Grigore, Constantin Toma (2010) Salt-secreting structures of Halophytes. An integrative approach (in Romanian)
Previously was: unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesFuzy, A., B. Biro and T. Toth (2010) Short communication. Effect of saline soil parameters on endomycorrhizal colonisation of dominant halophytes in four Hungarian sites
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • Glycinebetaine, ProlineTipirdamaz, R., D. Gagneul, C. Duhaze, A. Ainouche, C. Monnier, D. Ozkum and F. Larher (2006) Clustering of halophytes from an inland salt marsh in Turkey according to their ability to accumulate sodium and nitrogenous osmolytes
Habitat
  • D6.1 Inland saltmarshesCott, G. M., D. V. Chapman and M. A. K. Jansen (2014) Differences in nitrogen-assimilating enzyme activity in halophyte species are habitat-related
  • E6.2 Continental inland salt steppesMeleckova et al (2013) Effect of experimental top soil removal on vegetation of Pannonian salt steppes
  • B1.4 Coastal stable dune grassland (grey dunes)Henryk Czyż, Teodor Kitczak and Marek Bury (2013) The characteristics of coastal grassland in West Pomerania
Economic use
  • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
  • 8130.0 Gums and resins
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • North America (casual)
  • South-western coast of IrelandCott, G. M., D. V. Chapman and M. A. K. Jansen (2014) Differences in nitrogen-assimilating enzyme activity in halophyte species are habitat-related
  • Kamenínske Slanisko Nature Reserve in SW SlovakiaMeleckova et al (2013) Effect of experimental top soil removal on vegetation of Pannonian salt steppes
  • West Pomerania, PolandHenryk Czyż, Teodor Kitczak and Marek Bury (2013) The characteristics of coastal grassland in West Pomerania
  • HungaryLandwehr, M., U. Hildebrandt, P. Wilde, K. Nawrath, T. Toth, B. Biro and H. Bothe (2002) The arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus geosporum in European saline, sodic and gypsum soils
Miscellaneous notes
References

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