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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
600 mMAshby, W. C. and N. C. W. Beadle (1957) Studies in Halophytes III. Salinity factors in the growth of Australian saltbushesDevi, S., C. Rani, K. S. Datta, S. K. Bishnoi, S. C. Mahala and R. Angrish (2008) PHYTOREMEDIATION OF SOIL SALINITY USING SALT HYPERACCUMULATOR PLANTSO\'Leary, J. W. and E. P. Glenn (1994) Halophytes as a resource for livestock and rehabilitation of degraded lands
Germination YesSharma, M. L. (1973) SIMULATION OF DROUGHT AND ITS EFFECT ON GERMINATION OF FIVE PASTURE SPECIES
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 bladdersSchirmer, U. and S. W. Breckle (1982) Contributions to the ecology of halophytes
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 YesAsghari, H. R., P. Marschner, S. E. Smith and F. A. Smith (2005) Growth response of Atriplex nummularia to inoculation with arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi at different salinity levelsdos Santos, K. C. F., M. S. L. da Silva, L. E. da Silva, M. A. Miranda and M. Freire (2011) Biological activity in saline sodic soil saturated by water under cultivation of Atriplex nummularia
Bioremediation YesThompson, R. (2008) Waterponding: Reclamation technique for scalded duplex soils in western New South Wales rangelandsVan Oosten, M. J. and A. Maggio (2015) Functional biology of halophytes in the phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils
antioxidants
  • Vitamin EPearce, K. L., D. G. Masters, G. M. Smith, R. H. Jacob and D. W. Pethick (2005) Plasma and tissue alpha-tocopherol concentrations and meat colour stability in sheep grazing saltbush (Atriplex spp.)
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 A very well research species with 195 papers in December 2016
References

Last Records approved
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Approved by T J Flowers
Mar 6th 2021, 6:33 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Mar 6th 2021, 6:33 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Mar 6th 2021, 6:33 am
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