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Report for Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L.

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Family Aizoaceae
Genus Sesuvium
Species portulacastrum
Author (L.) L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennial
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
900 mMO\'Leary, J. W. and E. P. Glenn (1994) Halophytes as a resource for livestock and rehabilitation of degraded landsVenkatesalu, V., R. R. Kumar and K. P. Chellappan (1994) Growth and Mineral Distribution of Sesuvium portulacastrum L a Salt Marsh Halophyte, Under Sodium Chloride Stress
Previously was: 5000
Germination YesMartinez, M. L., T. Valverde and P. Morenocasasola (1992) Germination Response to Temperature, Salinity, Light and Depth of Sowing of 10 Tropical Dune Species
Previously was: unknown
Salt glands and bladders No
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesRuppel, S., P. Franken and K. Witzel (2013) Properties of the halophyte microbiome and their implications for plant salt tolerance
Bioremediation YesVan Oosten, M. J. and A. Maggio (2015) Functional biology of halophytes in the phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils
antioxidants
  • PhenolsAgoramoorthy, G., F. A. Chen, V. Venkatesalu, D. H. Kuo and P. C. Shea (2008) Evaluation of antioxidant polyphenols from selected mangrove plants of IndiaThatoi, H. N., J. K. Patra and S. K. Das (2014) Free radical scavenging and antioxidant potential of mangrove plants: a review
  • Antioxidant enzymesLokhande, V. H., K. Mulye, R. Patkar, T. D. Nikam and P. Suprasanna (2013) Biochemical and physiological adaptations of the halophyte Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L., (Aizoaceae) to salinity
Secondary Metabolites
  • Ecdysteroids. Lokhande, V. H., T. D. Nikam and P. Suprasanna (2009) Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L. a promising halophyte: cultivation, utilization and distribution in India
  • PhytochemicalsCybulska, I., G. Brudecki, A. Alassali, M. Thomsen and J. J. Brown (2014) Phytochemical composition of some common coastal halophytes of the United Arab Emirates
  • TanninsKathiresan, K. and A. V. Ravi (1990) SEASONAL CHANGES IN TANNIN CONTENT OF MANGROVE LEAVES
Compatible Solutes
  • GlycinebetaineVenkatesalu, V., R. R. Kumar and K. P. Chellappan (1994) Sodium chloride stress on organic constituents of Sesuvium portulacastrum L, a salt marsh halophyte
  • ProlineJoshi, A. J. (1981) Amino-Acids and Mineral Constituents in Sesuvium portulacastrum L, a Salt-Marsh HalophyteVenkatesalu, V., R. R. Kumar and K. P. Chellappan (1994) Sodium chloride stress on organic constituents of Sesuvium portulacastrum L, a salt marsh halophyte
Habitat
  • B Coastal habitatsLokhande, V. H., K. Mulye, R. Patkar, T. D. Nikam and P. Suprasanna (2013) Biochemical and physiological adaptations of the halophyte Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L., (Aizoaceae) to salinity
Economic use
  • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
  • 0110.0 Vegetables
  • 1200.0 Soap and soap substitutes
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • West Indies
  • Pantropical
  • Indian statesLokhande, V. H., K. Mulye, R. Patkar, T. D. Nikam and P. Suprasanna (2013) Biochemical and physiological adaptations of the halophyte Sesuvium portulacastrum (L.) L., (Aizoaceae) to salinity
Miscellaneous notes
References

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