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Report for Acanthus ilicifolius L.

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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
400 mMShackira A M and Puthur J T (2016) Antioxidant defence mechanism operational in a mangrove - Acanthus ilicifolius L. subjected to NaCl stress
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
  • Gene expressionYang, 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 YesShackira A M and Puthur J T (2017) Enhanced phytostabilization of cadmium by a halophyte Acanthus ilicifolius L.
antioxidants
  • FlavonoidsThatoi, H. N., J. K. Patra and S. K. Das (2014) Free radical scavenging and antioxidant potential of mangrove plants: a review
  • PhenolsAgoramoorthy, G., F. A. Chen, V. Venkatesalu, D. H. Kuo and P. C. Shea (2008) Evaluation of antioxidant polyphenols from selected mangrove plants of IndiaShackira A M and Puthur J T (2016) Antioxidant defence mechanism operational in a mangrove - Acanthus ilicifolius L. subjected to NaCl stress
  • Antioxidant enzymesShackira A M and Puthur J T (2016) Antioxidant defence mechanism operational in a mangrove - Acanthus ilicifolius L. subjected to NaCl stress
  • AntioxidantsShackira A M and Puthur J T (2016) Antioxidant defence mechanism operational in a mangrove - Acanthus ilicifolius L. subjected to NaCl stress
Previously was:
  • FlavonoidsThatoi, H. N., J. K. Patra and S. K. Das (2014) Free radical scavenging and antioxidant potential of mangrove plants: a review
  • PhenolsAgoramoorthy, G., F. A. Chen, V. Venkatesalu, D. H. Kuo and P. C. Shea (2008) Evaluation of antioxidant polyphenols from selected mangrove plants of IndiaShackira A M and Puthur J T (2016) Antioxidant defence mechanism operational in a mangrove - Acanthus ilicifolius L. subjected to NaCl stress
  • Antioxidant enzymesShackira A M and Puthur J T (2016) Antioxidant defence mechanism operational in a mangrove - Acanthus ilicifolius L. subjected to NaCl stress
  • Secondary Metabolites
    • TanninsKathiresan, K. and A. V. Ravi (1990) SEASONAL CHANGES IN TANNIN CONTENT OF MANGROVE LEAVES
    Compatible Solutes
    • ProlineShackira A M and Puthur J T (2016) Antioxidant defence mechanism operational in a mangrove - Acanthus ilicifolius L. subjected to NaCl stressSivasankaramoorthy, 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

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