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Report for Lygeum spartum Loefl. ex L.

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Family Poaceae
Genus Lygeum
Species spartum
Author Loefl. ex L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
108 mMAlvarez Rogel, Jose; Alcaraz Ariza, Francisco; Ortiz Silla, Roque (2000) Soil salinity and moisture gradients and plant zonation in Mediterranean salt marshes of Southeast SpainNedjimi, B., Y. Daoud, M. Carvajal and M. d. C. Martinez-Ballesta (2010) Improvement in the Adaptation of Lygeum Spartum L. to Salinity In the Presence of CalciumRogel, J. A., R. O. Silla and F. A. Ariza (2001) Edaphic characterization and soil ionic composition influencing plant zonation in a semiarid Mediterranean salt marsh
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?Atia, A., M. Rabhi, A. Debez, C. Abdelly, H. Gouia, C. C. Haouari and A. Smaoui (2014) Ecophysiological aspects in 105 plants species of saline and arid environments in TunisiaWinter, K., J. H. Troughton and K. A. Card (1976) DELTA-C13 VALUES OF GRASS SPECIES COLLECTED IN NORTHERN SAHARA DESERT
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesCaravaca, F., M. M. Aiguacil, P. Torres and A. Roldan (2005) Plant type mediates rhizospheric microbial activities and soil aggregation in a semiarid Mediterranean salt marshMacia-Vicente, J. G., H. B. Jansson, S. K. Abdullah, E. Descals, J. Salinas and L. V. Lopez-Llorca (2008) Fungal root endophytes from natural vegetation in Mediterranean environments with special reference to Fusarium spp
Bioremediation YesNedjimi, B. (2016) Lygeum spartum L.: a review of a candidate for West Mediterranean arid rangeland rehabilitation
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • C1.5 Permanent inland saline and brackish lakes, ponds and poolsCastaneda, C., J. Herrero and J. A. Conesa (2013) Distribution, morphology and habitats of saline wetlands: a case study from Monegros, Spain
Economic use
  • 3300.0 FodderNedjimi, B. (2009) Salt tolerance strategies of Lygeum spartum L.: A new fodder crop for Algerian saline steppes
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Africa - northW.D. Clayton, M. Vorontsova, K.T. Harman & H. Williamson  (2006 onwards) GrassBase - The Online World Grass Flora
  • Monegros saline wetlands (41º 25.5’N, 0° 9.9’W) SpainCastaneda, C., J. Herrero and J. A. Conesa (2013) Distribution, morphology and habitats of saline wetlands: a case study from Monegros, Spain
  • Western MediterraneanNedjimi, B. (2016) Lygeum spartum L.: a review of a candidate for West Mediterranean arid rangeland rehabilitation
  • Agua Amarga salt marsh (SE Spain),Gonzalez-Alcaraz, M. N., B. Aranega, H. M. Conesa, M. J. Delgado and J. Alvarez-Rogel (2015) Contribution of soil properties to the assessment of a seawater irrigation programme as a management strategy for abandoned solar saltworks
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
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Dec 5th 2021, 7:42 pm

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