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Report for Nitraria retusa (Forssk.) Asch.

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Family Nitrariaceae
Genus Nitraria
Species retusa
Author (Forssk.) Asch.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • xerohalophyte
Life form
  • Shrub
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
90 dS/m
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders NoWeiglin, C. and E. Winter (1991) LEAF STRUCTURES OF XEROHALOPHYTES FROM AN EAST JORDANIAN SALT PAN
Photosynthesis Pathway C3
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesHaddi, M. L., S. Filacorda, K. Meniai, F. Rollin and P. Susmel (2003) In vitro fermentation kinetics of some halophyte shrubs sampled at three stages of maturity
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • C1.5 Permanent inland saline and brackish lakes, ponds and poolsQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsHegazy, A. K., J. Lovett-Doust, O. Hammouda and N. H. Gomaa (2007) Vegetation distribution along the altitudinal gradient in the northwestern Red Sea region
Previously was:
  • C1.5 Permanent inland saline and brackish lakes, ponds and poolsQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
  • Economic use
    • 0112.0 Fruit
    • 2100.0 Fuel
    Distribution
    Distribution (text)
    • Saharo-Arabian region
    • Sudanian region
    • 75 km parallel to the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, and varies in width from 10 km at Wadi Hisban and Wadi Zarqa to about 2-3 km in Zara,JordanQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
    • Azrak, 80 km sotheast Amman, JordanWeiglin, C. and E. Winter (1991) LEAF STRUCTURES OF XEROHALOPHYTES FROM AN EAST JORDANIAN SALT PAN
    • North western Red SeaHegazy, A. K., J. Lovett-Doust, O. Hammouda and N. H. Gomaa (2007) Vegetation distribution along the altitudinal gradient in the northwestern Red Sea region
    Previously was:
  • Saharo-Arabian region
  • Sudanian region
  • 75 km parallel to the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, and varies in width from 10 km at Wadi Hisban and Wadi Zarqa to about 2-3 km in Zara,JordanQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
  • Azrak, 80 km sotheast Amman, JordanWeiglin, C. and E. Winter (1991) LEAF STRUCTURES OF XEROHALOPHYTES FROM AN EAST JORDANIAN SALT PAN
  • Miscellaneous notes
    References

    Last Records approved
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    Dec 7th 2019, 6:35 am

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    Dec 7th 2019, 9:40 am
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    Dec 5th 2019, 11:18 am

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    Dec 5th 2019, 11:16 am

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    Dec 5th 2019, 11:16 am
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    Dec 2nd 2019, 6:26 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Dec 2nd 2019, 10:05 am
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