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Report for Acanthus ilicifolius L.

updated: Jan 5th 2017, 12:29 pm see all updates
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Family Acanthaceae
Genus Acanthus
Species ilicifolius
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennial
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
SW
Germination YesJoshi, G. V., L. J. Bhosale and Pimplask.M (1972) PHYSIOLOGICAL STUDIES IN GERMINATION OF MANGROVESZhang, L.-e., B.-w. Liao and W. Guan (2011) Effects of simulated tide inundation on seed germination and seedling growth of mangrove species Acanthus ilicifolius
Salt glands and bladders YesBal, A. R. and S. K. Dutt (1987) SALT TOLERANCE MECHANISMS IN ACANTHUS-ILICIFOLIUS LReef, R. and C. E. Lovelock (2015) Regulation of water balance in mangroves
Photosynthesis Pathway C3
Molecular data
  • RNA sequencingYang, YC; Yang, SH; Li, JF; Deng, YF; Zhang, Z; Xu, SH; Guo, WX; Zhong, CR; Zhou, RC; Shi, SH (2015) Transcriptome analysis of the Holly mangrove Acanthus ilicifolius and its terrestrial relative, Acanthus leucostachyus, provides insights into adaptation to intertidal zones
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesHu, WH; Wu, Y; Xin, GR; Wang, YT; Guo, JH; Peng, X (2015) ARBUSCULAR MYCORRHIZAL FUNGI AND THEIR INFLUENCING FACTORS FOR AEGICERAS CORNICULATUNI AND ACANTHUS ILICIFOLIUS IN SOUTHERN CHINA
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
  • flavonoidsThatoi, H. N., J. K. Patra and S. K. Das (2014) Free radical scavenging and antioxidant potential of mangrove plants: a review
  • Total phenols and free radical scavenging activityAgoramoorthy, G., F. A. Chen, V. Venkatesalu, D. H. Kuo and P. C. Shea (2008) Evaluation of antioxidant polyphenols from selected mangrove plants of India
Secondary Metabolites
  • TanninsKathiresan, K. and A. V. Ravi (1990) SEASONAL CHANGES IN TANNIN CONTENT OF MANGROVE LEAVES
Previously was: empty
Compatible Solutes
  • prolineSivasankaramoorthy, S. and A. Venkatesan (2007) Influence of seawater on growth and organic constituents of Acanthus ilicifolius linn
Habitat
  • B Coastal habitatsBal, A. R. and S. K. Dutt (1987) SALT TOLERANCE MECHANISMS IN ACANTHUS-ILICIFOLIUS LBhatt, S., D. G. Shah and N. Desai (2009) The mangrove diversity of Purna Estuary, South Gujarat, India
Economic use
  • 1200.0 Soap and soap substitutes
  • 3300.2 Bovines
  • 7000.0 MEDICALSingh, D. and V. Aeri (2013) Phytochemical and pharmacological potential of Acanthus ilicifolius
  • 7600.0 Alimentary canal and digestive systemAlmagrami, A. A., M. A. Alshawsh, R. Saif-Ali, A. Shwter, S. D. Salem and M. A. Abdulla (2014) Evaluation of Chemopreventive Effects of Acanthus ilicifolius against Azoxymethane-Induced Aberrant Crypt Foci in the Rat Colon
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Asia - southeast
  • Australia
  • Nansha, Guangzhou, ChinaYang, YC; Yang, SH; Li, JF; Deng, YF; Zhang, Z; Xu, SH; Guo, WX; Zhong, CR; Zhou, RC; Shi, SH (2015) Transcriptome analysis of the Holly mangrove Acanthus ilicifolius and its terrestrial relative, Acanthus leucostachyus, provides insights into adaptation to intertidal zones
Miscellaneous notes A mangrove and a medicinal plant (see Almagrami and others)Almagrami, A. A., M. A. Alshawsh, R. Saif-Ali, A. Shwter, S. D. Salem and M. A. Abdulla (2014) Evaluation of Chemopreventive Effects of Acanthus ilicifolius against Azoxymethane-Induced Aberrant Crypt Foci in the Rat Colon
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
Jun 10th 2019, 10:13 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Jun 16th 2019, 9:06 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:35 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:35 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:34 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:34 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:33 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:33 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:30 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
May 2nd 2019, 2:30 pm
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