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Report for Casuarina obesa Miq.

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Family Casuarinaceae
Genus Casuarina
Species obesa
Author Miq.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Tree
  • Shrub
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
550 mMCarter, J. L., T. D. Colmer and E. J. Veneklaas (2006) Variable tolerance of wetland tree species to combined salinity and waterlogging is related to regulation of ion uptake and production of organic solutesCarter, JL; Veneklaas, EJ; Colmer, TD; Eastham, J; Hatton, TJ (2006) Contrasting water relations of three coastal tree species with different exposure to salinityEllakany, M. H. and E. J. Luard (1983) Comparative Salt Tolerance of Selected Casuarina SpeciesIsla, R; Guillen, M; Aragues, R (2014) Response of five tree species to salinity and waterlogging: shoot and root biomass and relationships with leaf and root ion concentrations
Previously was: 70
Germination YesGogate N G, Mittal R C Pyarelal (1984) SCREENING THROUGH GERMINATION TRIALS AUSTRALIAN SPECIES FOR SALINE AREASIsla, R; Guillen, M; Aragues, R (2014) Response of five tree species to salinity and waterlogging: shoot and root biomass and relationships with leaf and root ion concentrations
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesBATRA, L (1991) EFFECT OF FRANKIA INOCULATION ON CASUARINA SPECIES IN NORMAL AND ALKALINE SOILS AT EARLY GROWTH-STAGESHafeez, FY; Hameed, S; Malik, KA (1999) Frankia and Rhizobium strains as inoculum for east growing trees in saline environmentREDDELL, P; FOSTER, RC; BOWEN, GD (1986) THE EFFECTS OF SODIUM-CHLORIDE ON GROWTH AND NITROGEN-FIXATION IN CASUARINA-OBESA MIQ
Bioremediation YesHOY, NT; GALE, MJ; WALSH, KB (1994) REVEGETATION OF A SCALDED SALINE DISCHARGE ZONE IN CENTRAL QUEENSLAND .1. SELECTION OF TREE SPECIES AND EVALUATION OF AN ESTABLISHMENT TECHNIQUEKawarasaki, SH; Hamano, H; Aikawa, S; Utsugi, H; Saito, M; Tanouchi, H; Kojima, T; Yamada, K (2010) Growth of Trees Planted for Rehabilitation of a Saline Area of the Wheatbelt in Western Australia
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineCarter, J. L., T. D. Colmer and E. J. Veneklaas (2006) Variable tolerance of wetland tree species to combined salinity and waterlogging is related to regulation of ion uptake and production of organic solutesCarter, JL; Veneklaas, EJ; Colmer, TD; Eastham, J; Hatton, TJ (2006) Contrasting water relations of three coastal tree species with different exposure to salinity
Habitat
Economic use
  • 3000.0 FORAGE
  • 4300.0 Shelter
  • 4520.0 Sand stabilization
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Toolibin Lake (556800 E; 6357400 N), Australia Drake, PL; Coleman, BF; Vogwill, R (2013) The response of semi-arid ephemeral wetland plants to flooding: linking water use to hydrological processes
  • Zaragoza, Spain, 0 ° 49 0 W, 41 ° 44 0 NIsla, R; Guillen, M; Aragues, R (2014) Response of five tree species to salinity and waterlogging: shoot and root biomass and relationships with leaf and root ion concentrations
Miscellaneous notes There is a number of papers on salt and water logging tolerance of this species, a few of which are referenced in this record.
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 3:47 pm

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Oct 17th 2019, 3:46 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 3:46 pm
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Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 2:34 pm
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Oct 17th 2019, 2:27 pm

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Oct 17th 2019, 2:29 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 12:27 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 12:27 pm
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