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Report for Casuarina equisetifolia L.

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Family Casuarinaceae
Genus Casuarina
Species equisetifolia
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Tree
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
550 mMEllakany, M. H. and E. J. Luard (1983) Comparative Salt Tolerance of Selected Casuarina SpeciesSelvakesavan, RK; Dhanya, NN; Thushara, P; Abraham, SM; Jayaraj, RSC; Balasubramanian, A; Deeparaj, B; Sudha, S; Rani, KSS; Bachpai, VKW; Ganesh, D; Diagne, N; Laplaze, L; Gherbi, H; Svistoonoff, S; Hocher, V; Franche, C; Bogusz, D; Nambiar-Veetil, M (2016) Intraspecies variation in sodium partitioning, potassium and proline accumulation under salt stress in Casuarina equisetifolia ForstTani, C; Sasakawa, H (2006) Proline accumulates in Casuarina equisetifolia seedlings under salt stress
Previously was: 500
Germination YesMiah, M. A. Q. (2013) Salt tolerances of some mainland tree species select as through nursery screening
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3
Molecular data
  • ChitinaseVeluthakkal, R; Dasgupta, MG (2012) Isolation and characterization of pathogen defence-related class I chitinase from the actinorhizal tree Casuarina equisetifolia
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesMansour S R and Magahed MM (2002) Interaction of soil and different Frankia strains on nodulation and mass production of three Casuarina speciesNgom, M; Gray, K; Diagne, N; Oshone, R; Fardoux, J; Gherbi, H; Hocher, V; Svistoonoff, S; Laplaze, L; Tisa, LS; Sy, MO; Champion, A (2016) Symbiotic Performance of Diverse Frankia Strains on Salt-Stressed Casuarina glauca and Casuarina equisetifolia Plants
Bioremediation YesPatil, B. N., S. G. Patil, M. Hebbara, M. V. Manjunatha, R. K. Gupta and P. S. Minhas (2005) Bioameliorative role of tree species in salt-affected vertisols of IndiaPatil, DP; Kulkarni, MV; Maheshwari, VL; Kothari, RM (2002) A sustainable agro-biotechnology for bioremediation of saline soilSun, W. H. H., J. B. Lo, F. M. Robert, C. Ray and C. S. Tang (2004) Phytoremediation of petroleum hydrocarbons in tropical coastal soils - I. Selection of promising woody plants
antioxidants
  • PhenolsKawamura, F; Shaharuddin, NA; Sulaiman, O; Hashim, R; Ohara, S (2010) Evaluation on Antioxidant Activity, Antifungal Activity and Total Phenols of 11 Selected Commercial Malaysian Timber Species
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineSelvakesavan, RK; Dhanya, NN; Thushara, P; Abraham, SM; Jayaraj, RSC; Balasubramanian, A; Deeparaj, B; Sudha, S; Rani, KSS; Bachpai, VKW; Ganesh, D; Diagne, N; Laplaze, L; Gherbi, H; Svistoonoff, S; Hocher, V; Franche, C; Bogusz, D; Nambiar-Veetil, M (2016) Intraspecies variation in sodium partitioning, potassium and proline accumulation under salt stress in Casuarina equisetifolia ForstTani, C; Sasakawa, H (2006) Proline accumulates in Casuarina equisetifolia seedlings under salt stress
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
  • B Coastal habitatsSelvakesavan, RK; Dhanya, NN; Thushara, P; Abraham, SM; Jayaraj, RSC; Balasubramanian, A; Deeparaj, B; Sudha, S; Rani, KSS; Bachpai, VKW; Ganesh, D; Diagne, N; Laplaze, L; Gherbi, H; Svistoonoff, S; Hocher, V; Franche, C; Bogusz, D; Nambiar-Veetil, M (2016) Intraspecies variation in sodium partitioning, potassium and proline accumulation under salt stress in Casuarina equisetifolia Forst
Economic use
  • 2000.0 TIMBER
  • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
  • 3000.0 FORAGE
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Australia
  • Old World tropics
  • 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
  • IndiaSelvakesavan, RK; Dhanya, NN; Thushara, P; Abraham, SM; Jayaraj, RSC; Balasubramanian, A; Deeparaj, B; Sudha, S; Rani, KSS; Bachpai, VKW; Ganesh, D; Diagne, N; Laplaze, L; Gherbi, H; Svistoonoff, S; Hocher, V; Franche, C; Bogusz, D; Nambiar-Veetil, M (2016) Intraspecies variation in sodium partitioning, potassium and proline accumulation under salt stress in Casuarina equisetifolia Forst
  • Dahe state-owned forest plantation, Changle County, Fujian Province (2–13 m altitude, east aspect; latitude 25 ° 58 0 03 00 , longitude 119 ° 42 0 02 00 ) Lin, YM; Li, J; Bakker, JD; Lin, H; Chen, C; Hong, W; Fisher, L; Wu, CZ; Hong, T; Deng, HJ; Zhang, GS; Du, K (2017) Wind and salt spray alter tree shape and dry mass density in Casuarina equisetifolia L.
Miscellaneous notes Is the accepted name for the synonym Casuarina littorea Oken
References

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