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Report for Atriplex nummularia Lindl.

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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
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesOsmond C.B.; O. Bjorkman ; D.J. Anderson. (1980) Physiological processes in plant ecology: toward a synthesis with AtriplexOsmond, C. B., U. Luttge, K. R. West, C. K. Pallaghy and B. Shacher-Hill (1969) Ion absorption in Atriplex leaf tissue.  II.  Secretion of ions to epidermal bladders
Previously was: 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
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
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Apr 20th 2018, 7:54 pm
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