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Report for Bruguiera sexangula (Lour.) Poir.

updated: Apr 20th 2017, 3:44 pm see all updates
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Family Rhizophoraceae
Genus Bruguiera
Species sexangula
Author (Lour.) Poir.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Tree
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
32000 mg/LKanchana, CM; Chandrasekara, NK; Weerasinghe, KDN; Pathirana, S; Piyadasa, RUK (2016) Mangrove Diversity Across Salinity Gradient in Negombo Estuary-Sri LankaKrauss, K. W. and J. A. Allen (2003) Influences of salinity and shade on seedling photosynthesis and growth of two mangrove species, Rhizophora mangle and Bruguiera sexangula, introduced to Hawaii
Previously was: 25000
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders NoReef, R. and C. E. Lovelock (2015) Regulation of water balance in mangroves
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesTuo, L; Li, J; Liu, SW; Liu, Y; Hu, L; Chen, L; Jiang, MG; Sun, CH (2016) Microlunatus endophyticus sp nov., an endophytic actinobacterium isolated from bark of Bruguiera sexangulaXu, R; Li, XM; Wang, BG (2016) Penicisimpins A-C, three new dihydroisocoumarins from Penicillium simplicissimum MA-332, a marine fungus derived from the rhizosphere of the mangrove plant Bruguiera sexangula var. rhynchopetala
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • Purines and pyrimidinesSuzuki-Yamamoto, M; Mimura, T; Ashihara, H (2006) Effect of short-term salt stress on the metabolic profiles of pyrimidine, purine and pyridine nucleotides in cultured cells of the mangrove tree, Bruguiera sexangula
Previously was: empty
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsKanchana, CM; Chandrasekara, NK; Weerasinghe, KDN; Pathirana, S; Piyadasa, RUK (2016) Mangrove Diversity Across Salinity Gradient in Negombo Estuary-Sri Lanka
Economic use
  • 0180.0 Sweeteners
  • 2110.0 Fuelwood
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Old World tropics
  • Hainan Island, P.R. ChinaXu, R; Li, XM; Wang, BG (2016) Penicisimpins A-C, three new dihydroisocoumarins from Penicillium simplicissimum MA-332, a marine fungus derived from the rhizosphere of the mangrove plant Bruguiera sexangula var. rhynchopetala
  • Negombo lagoon, Sri LankaKanchana, C. M., N. K. Chandrasekara, K. D. N. Weerasinghe, S. Pathirana and R. U. K. Piyadasa (2016) Mangrove Diversity Across Salinity Gradient in Negombo Estuary-Sri Lanka
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
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May 27th 2020, 8:07 am

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May 25th 2020, 9:13 pm

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May 25th 2020, 9:13 pm
Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
May 22nd 2020, 8:46 am

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May 23rd 2020, 6:31 am
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May 22nd 2020, 9:21 am

Approved by T J Flowers
May 23rd 2020, 6:30 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
May 19th 2020, 1:43 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
May 19th 2020, 1:43 pm
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