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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
  • SSR markersEndo, C., N. Yamamoto, M. Kobayashi, Y. Nakamura, K. Yokoyama, T. Kurusu, K. Yano and Y. Tada (2017) Development of simple sequence repeat markers in the halophytic turf grass Sporobolus virginicus and transferable genotyping across multiple grass genera/species/genotypes
Previously was: empty
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesRao, N. K., I. McCann, S. A. Shahid, K. U. R. Butta, B. Al Araj and S. Ismail (2017) Sustainable use of salt-degraded and abandoned farms for forage production using halophytic grasses
Previously was: 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
  • Northern South AmericaMedina, E. (2016) Physiological Ecology of Psammophytic and Halophytic Plant Species from Coastal Plains in Northern South America
  • South AfricaVeldkornet, DA; Potts, AJ; Adams, JB (2016) The distribution of salt marsh macrophyte species in relation to physicochemical variables
Previously was:
  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Pantropical Medina, E. (2016) Physiological Ecology of Psammophytic and Halophytic Plant Species from Coastal Plains in Northern South America
  • Miscellaneous notes In Menzel & Lieth Syn Sporobolus tremulus
    References

    Last Records approved
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    Mar 15th 2019, 6:54 am

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    Mar 21st 2019, 8:49 am
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    Mar 13th 2019, 5:42 am
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