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Report for Juncus acutus L.

updated: Feb 27th 2018, 3:14 pm see all updates
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Family Juncaceae
Genus Juncus
Species acutus
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennial
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
SW Pasternak, D. and A. Nerd (1996) Research and utilization of halophytes in Israel
Previously was: 8
Germination YesBoscaiu, M., G. Ballesteros, M. A. Naranjo, O. Vicente and H. Boira (2011) Responses to salt stress in Juncus acutus and J. maritimus during seed germination and vegetative plant growthStefani, A., I. Arduini and A. Onnis (1991) Juncus-Acutus - Germination and Initial Growth in Presence of Heavy-Metals
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesPetoussi, MA; Christofilopoulos, S; Kalogerakis, N (2014) DYNAMICS OF A RHIZODEGRADATION PILOT UNIT TREATING GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATED WITH BISPHENOL-A
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • GlycinebetaineGil, R., I. Bautista, M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, S. Wankhade, H. Sanchez, J. Llinares and O. Vicente (2014) Responses of five Mediterranean halophytes to seasonal changes in environmental conditions
  • InositolGil, R., C. Lull, M. Boscaiu, I. Bautista, A. Lidon and O. Vicente (2011) Soluble Carbohydrates as Osmolytes in Several Halophytes from a Mediterranean Salt Marsh
  • ProlineGil, R., I. Bautista, M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, S. Wankhade, H. Sanchez, J. Llinares and O. Vicente (2014) Responses of five Mediterranean halophytes to seasonal changes in environmental conditions
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
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsGil, R., I. Bautista, M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, S. Wankhade, H. Sanchez, J. Llinares and O. Vicente (2014) Responses of five Mediterranean halophytes to seasonal changes in environmental conditions
Economic use
  • 5300.0 Pulp; see also 2560.0 Wood pulp, TIMBER
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • North and South America
  • Australia
  • 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
  • Littoral salt marsh 15 km south of the city of Valencia (East Spain), in ‘La Albufera’ Natural Park (39 8 47 ′ 28 ′′ N, 1 8 04 ′ 25 ′′ W)Gil, R., I. Bautista, M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, S. Wankhade, H. Sanchez, J. Llinares and O. Vicente (2014) Responses of five Mediterranean halophytes to seasonal changes in environmental conditions
Miscellaneous notes
References

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