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Report for Distichlis palmeri (Vasey) Fassett ex I.M.Johnst.

updated: Jan 18th 2018, 10:56 am see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Distichlis
Species palmeri
Author (Vasey) Fassett ex I.M.Johnst.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
57 dS/mGlenn, E. P. and J. W. Oleary (1985) Productivity and irrigation requirements of halophytes grown with seawater in theSonoran DesertMiyamoto, S., E. P. Glenn and M. W. Olsen (1996) Growth, water use and salt uptake of four halophytes irrigated with highly saline waterNoaman, M. N. and E. S. El-Haddad (2000) Effects of irrigation water salinity and leaching fraction on the growth of six halophyte speciesPearlstein, S. L., R. S. Felger, E. P. Glenn, J. Harrington, K. A. Al-Ghanem and S. G. Nelson (2012) Nipa (Distichlis palmeri): A perennial grain crop for saltwater irrigation
Germination YesPearlstein, S. L., R. S. Felger, E. P. Glenn, J. Harrington, K. A. Al-Ghanem and S. G. Nelson (2012) Nipa (Distichlis palmeri): A perennial grain crop for saltwater irrigation
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Noaman, M. N. and E. S. El-Haddad (2000) Effects of irrigation water salinity and leaching fraction on the growth of six halophyte speciesPearlstein, S. L., R. S. Felger, E. P. Glenn, J. Harrington, K. A. Al-Ghanem and S. G. Nelson (2012) Nipa (Distichlis palmeri): A perennial grain crop for saltwater irrigation
Molecular data
  • Chromosome numberPearlstein, S. L., R. S. Felger, E. P. Glenn, J. Harrington, K. A. Al-Ghanem and S. G. Nelson (2012) Nipa (Distichlis palmeri): A perennial grain crop for saltwater irrigation
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsPearlstein, S. L., R. S. Felger, E. P. Glenn, J. Harrington, K. A. Al-Ghanem and S. G. Nelson (2012) Nipa (Distichlis palmeri): A perennial grain crop for saltwater irrigation
Economic use
  • 4700.0 Salt toleranceBresdin, C; Glenn, EP (2016) Distichlis palmeri: An Endemic Grass in the Coastal Sabkhas of the Northern Gulf of California and a Potential New Grain Crop for Saltwater AgriculturePearlstein, S. L., R. S. Felger, E. P. Glenn, J. Harrington, K. A. Al-Ghanem and S. G. Nelson (2012) Nipa (Distichlis palmeri): A perennial grain crop for saltwater irrigation
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Gulf of California
  • The delta of the Colorado River, MexicoPearlstein, S. L., R. S. Felger, E. P. Glenn, J. Harrington, K. A. Al-Ghanem and S. G. Nelson (2012) Nipa (Distichlis palmeri): A perennial grain crop for saltwater irrigation
  • Gulf of MexicoGlenn, EP; Nagler, PL; Brusca, RC; Hinojosa-Huerta, O (2006) Coastal wetlands of the northern Gulf of California: inventory and conservation status
Miscellaneous notes Also known as nipa grass. See also NyPa - http://www.nypa.com.au/nypa-wild-wheat.html
References

Last Records approved
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Jun 10th 2019, 10:13 am

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