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Report for Atriplex nummularia Lindl.

updated: Jul 27th 2016, 6:09 pm see all updates
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Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Atriplex
Species nummularia
Author Lindl.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • xerophyte
Life form
  • Shrub
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
4100 mg/LGlenn, E., R. Tanner, S. Miyamoto, K. Fitzsimmons and J. Boyer (1998) Water use, productivity and forage quality of the halophyte Atriplex nummularia grown on saline waste water in a desert environment
Previously was: 59
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
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 photosynthesis
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesVan Oosten, M. J. and A. Maggio (2015) Functional biology of halophytes in the phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • GlycinebetaineJoseph, S ; Murphy, D ; Bhave, M  (2013) Glycine betaine biosynthesis in saltbushes (Atriplex spp.) under salinity stress
Habitat
Economic use
  • 3210.0 Drought browse
  • 3300.0 Fodder
  • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Australia
  • North America - west [introduced]
  • Arizona Public Services, Inc., Ocotillo Electric Generating Station in Tempe, AZ, USAGlenn, E., R. Tanner, S. Miyamoto, K. Fitzsimmons and J. Boyer (1998) Water use, productivity and forage quality of the halophyte Atriplex nummularia grown on saline waste water in a desert environment
Previously was:
  • Australia
  • North America - west [introduced]
  • Miscellaneous notes
    References

    Last Records approved
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    Jul 21st 2019, 10:35 am

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    Jul 21st 2019, 10:33 am

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    Jul 21st 2019, 9:24 am

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    Jul 18th 2019, 11:50 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Jul 18th 2019, 11:50 am
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    Jul 15th 2019, 8:33 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Jul 17th 2019, 11:18 am
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