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Report for Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth

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Family Poaceae
Genus Sporobolus
Species virginicus
Author (L.) Kunth
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
400 mMMoinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategies
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesAMARASINGHE, V; WATSON, L (1989) VARIATION IN SALT SECRETORY ACTIVITY OF MICROHAIRS IN GRASSESMoinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategies
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Moinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategies
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • GlycinebetaineMoinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategies
  • ProlineMoinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategies
Habitat
Economic use
  • 3300.0 Fodder
  • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Pantropical
Miscellaneous notes In Menzel & Lieth Syn Sporobolus tremulus
References

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Nov 11th 2019, 8:45 pm

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Nov 10th 2019, 6:08 am
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Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 10th 2019, 6:06 am
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