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Report for Leptochloa fusca (L.) Kunth

updated: Sep 14th 2017, 10:35 am see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Leptochloa
Species fusca
Author (L.) Kunth
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
15 dS/m
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesAMARASINGHE, V; WATSON, L (1989) VARIATION IN SALT SECRETORY ACTIVITY OF MICROHAIRS IN GRASSESBhatti, A. S., S. Steinert, G. Sarwar, A. Hilpert and W. D. Jeschke (1993) Ion Distribution in Relation to Leaf Age in Leptochloa fusca (L) Kunth (Kallar Grass) .1. K, Na, Ca and Mg
Photosynthesis Pathway unknown
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesBuhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectives
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • D6.1 Inland saltmarshesEallonardo, A. S. and D. J. Leopold (2014) Inland Salt Marshes of the Northeastern United States: Stress, Disturbance and Compositional Stability
Economic use
  • 3300.0 Fodder
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Old World tropics
  • Northeastern United StatesEallonardo, A. S. and D. J. Leopold (2014) Inland Salt Marshes of the Northeastern United States: Stress, Disturbance and Compositional Stability
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 17th 2019, 3:15 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 17th 2019, 3:15 pm
Submitted by Joaquim Santos
Nov 11th 2019, 11:30 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 12th 2019, 11:33 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 11th 2019, 8:45 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 11th 2019, 8:46 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 11th 2019, 8:17 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 11th 2019, 8:17 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 10th 2019, 6:23 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 10th 2019, 6:23 am
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