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Report for Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Stapf

updated: Dec 21st 2017, 12:42 pm see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Desmostachya
Species bipinnata
Author (L.) Stapf
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • weedy
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
400 mMAdnan, M. Y., T. Hussain, H. Asrar, A. Hameed, B. Gul, B. L. Nielsen and M. A. Khan (2016) Desmostachya bipinnata manages photosynthesis and oxidative stress at moderate salinityAsrar, H; Hussain, T; Hadi, SMS; Gul, B; Nielsen, BL; Khan, MA (2017) Salinity induced changes in light harvesting and carbon assimilating complexes of Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Staph.
Germination YesAsrar, H; Hussain, T; Hadi, SMS; Gul, B; Nielsen, BL; Khan, MA (2017) Salinity induced changes in light harvesting and carbon assimilating complexes of Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Staph.Gulzar, S., M. A. Khan and X. L. Liu (2007) Seed germination strategies of Desmostachya bipinnata: A fodder crop for saline soils
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Adnan, M. Y., T. Hussain, H. Asrar, A. Hameed, B. Gul, B. L. Nielsen and M. A. Khan (2016) Desmostachya bipinnata manages photosynthesis and oxidative stress at moderate salinityAsrar, H; Hussain, T; Hadi, SMS; Gul, B; Nielsen, BL; Khan, MA (2017) Salinity induced changes in light harvesting and carbon assimilating complexes of Desmostachya bipinnata (L.) Staph.
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
  • Antioxidant enzymesAdnan, M. Y., T. Hussain, H. Asrar, A. Hameed, B. Gul, B. L. Nielsen and M. A. Khan (2016) Desmostachya bipinnata manages photosynthesis and oxidative stress at moderate salinity
  • AntioxidantsAdnan, M. Y., T. Hussain, H. Asrar, A. Hameed, B. Gul, B. L. Nielsen and M. A. Khan (2016) Desmostachya bipinnata manages photosynthesis and oxidative stress at moderate salinity
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineAdnan, M. Y., T. Hussain, H. Asrar, A. Hameed, B. Gul, B. L. Nielsen and M. A. Khan (2016) Desmostachya bipinnata manages photosynthesis and oxidative stress at moderate salinity
Previously was: empty
Habitat
  • C1.5 Permanent inland saline and brackish lakes, ponds and poolsQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
Economic use
  • 3300.0 FodderAli, H., B. Gul, M. Y. Adnan, M. Z. Ahmed, R. Ansari and M. A. Khan (2016) POTENTIAL OF HALOPHYTES AS CATTLE FODDER: A CASE-STUDY IN PAKISTAN
  • 2100.0 FuelAbideen, Z., R. Ansari and M. A. Khan (2011) Halophytes: Potential source of ligno-cellulosic biomass for ethanol production
  • 7000.0 MEDICALGolla U, Bhimathati S and Sunder R (2014) Evaluation of antioxidant and DNA damage protection activity of the hydroalcoholic extract of Desmostachya bipinnata L. Stapf.
Previously was:
  • 3300.0 FodderAli, H., B. Gul, M. Y. Adnan, M. Z. Ahmed, R. Ansari and M. A. Khan (2016) POTENTIAL OF HALOPHYTES AS CATTLE FODDER: A CASE-STUDY IN PAKISTAN
  • 2100.0 FuelAbideen, Z., R. Ansari and M. A. Khan (2011) Halophytes: Potential source of ligno-cellulosic biomass for ethanol production
  • Distribution
    Distribution (text)
    • Sudanian region
    • Asia - southeast [introduced]
    • 75 km parallel to the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, and varies in width from 10 km at Wadi Hisban and Wadi Zarqa to about 2-3 km in Zara,JordanQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
    • Zia Research Center, Gadap Town, Karachi, PakistanAli, H., B. Gul, M. Y. Adnan, M. Z. Ahmed, R. Ansari and M. A. Khan (2016) POTENTIAL OF HALOPHYTES AS CATTLE FODDER: A CASE-STUDY IN PAKISTAN
    • Abbas goth Baluchistan, Southern PakistanAbideen, Z., R. Ansari and M. A. Khan (2011) Halophytes: Potential source of ligno-cellulosic biomass for ethanol production
    Miscellaneous notes
    References

    Last Records approved
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    May 27th 2020, 8:07 am

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    May 27th 2020, 8:07 am
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    May 25th 2020, 9:13 pm

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 25th 2020, 9:13 pm
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    May 22nd 2020, 8:46 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 23rd 2020, 6:31 am
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    May 22nd 2020, 9:21 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 23rd 2020, 6:30 am
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    May 19th 2020, 1:43 pm

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 19th 2020, 1:43 pm
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