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Report for Atriplex atacamensis Phil.

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Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Atriplex
Species atacamensis
Author Phil.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • xerophyte
Life form
  • Shrub
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Aguilera, L. E., J. R. Gutierrez and R. J. Moreno (1998) Vesiculo arbuscular mycorrhizae associated with saltbushes Atriplex spp. (Chenopodiaceae) in the Chilean arid zonePasternak, D. and A. Nerd (1996) Research and utilization of halophytes in Israel
Previously was: 17
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • PolyaminesVromman, D., I. Lefevre, Z. Slejkovec, J. P. Martinez, N. Vanhecke, M. Briceno, M. Kumar and S. Lutts (2016) Salinity influences arsenic resistance in the xerohalophyte Atriplex atacamensis Phil
Compatible Solutes
  • GlycinebetaineVromman, D., I. Lefevre, Z. Slejkovec, J. P. Martinez, N. Vanhecke, M. Briceno, M. Kumar and S. Lutts (2016) Salinity influences arsenic resistance in the xerohalophyte Atriplex atacamensis Phil
  • ProlineVromman, D., I. Lefevre, Z. Slejkovec, J. P. Martinez, N. Vanhecke, M. Briceno, M. Kumar and S. Lutts (2016) Salinity influences arsenic resistance in the xerohalophyte Atriplex atacamensis Phil
Habitat
  • H Inland unvegetated or sparsely vegetated habitatsVromman, D., I. Lefevre, Z. Slejkovec, J. P. Martinez, N. Vanhecke, M. Briceno, M. Kumar and S. Lutts (2016) Salinity influences arsenic resistance in the xerohalophyte Atriplex atacamensis Phil
Economic use
  • 3300.0 Fodder
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • South America
  • (22°20′57″S, 68°38′91″W, 2535 m a.s.l.) in the village of ChiuChiu, located 35 km from the city of Calama (northern Chile)Tapia, Y., O. Diaz, C. Pizarro, R. Segura, M. Vines, G. Zuniga and E. Moreno-Jimenez (2013) Atriplex atacamensis and Atriplex halimus resist As contamination in Pre-Andean soils (northern Chile)
  • Loa in the Northwest of Chile, Antofagasta regionVromman, D., I. Lefevre, Z. Slejkovec, J. P. Martinez, N. Vanhecke, M. Briceno, M. Kumar and S. Lutts (2016) Salinity influences arsenic resistance in the xerohalophyte Atriplex atacamensis Phil
  • San Pedro de Atacama with an altitude of 23 15 and altitude of 2400 (masl), ChileAguilera, L. E., J. R. Gutierrez and R. J. Moreno (1998) Vesiculo arbuscular mycorrhizae associated with saltbushes Atriplex spp. (Chenopodiaceae) in the Chilean arid zone
Miscellaneous notes Tolerant of arsenicVromman, D., I. Lefevre, Z. Slejkovec, J. P. Martinez, N. Vanhecke, M. Briceno, M. Kumar and S. Lutts (2016) Salinity influences arsenic resistance in the xerohalophyte Atriplex atacamensis Phil
References

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