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Report for Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth

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Family Poaceae
Genus Sporobolus
Species virginicus
Author (L.) Kunth
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
1750 mMMarcum, K. B. and C. L. Murdoch (1992) Salt Tolerance of the Coastal Salt-Marsh Grass, Sporobolus virginicus (L) KunthMoinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategiesPasternak, D. and A. Nerd (1996) Research and utilization of halophytes in IsraelTada, Y., S. Komatsubara and T. Kurusu (2014) Growth and physiological adaptation of whole plants and cultured cells from a halophyte turf grass under salt stress
Germination YesMartinez, M. L., T. Valverde and P. Morenocasasola (1992) Germination Response to Temperature, Salinity, Light and Depth of Sowing of 10 Tropical Dune Species
Salt glands and bladders YesAMARASINGHE, V; WATSON, L (1989) VARIATION IN SALT SECRETORY ACTIVITY OF MICROHAIRS IN GRASSESMoinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategies
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Moinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategies
Molecular data
  • DNAEndo, C., N. Yamamoto, M. Kobayashi, Y. Nakamura, K. Yokoyama, T. Kurusu, K. Yano and Y. Tada (2017) Development of simple sequence repeat markers in the halophytic turf grass Sporobolus virginicus and transferable genotyping across multiple grass genera/species/genotypes
  • TranscriptomicsYamamoto, N., O. Takano, K. Tanakay, T. Ishige, S. Terashima, C. Endo, T. Kurusu, S. Yajima, K. Yano and Y. Tada (2015) Comprehensive analysis of transcriptome response to salinity stress in the halophytic turf grass Sporobolus virginicus
Previously was:
  • SSR markersEndo, C., N. Yamamoto, M. Kobayashi, Y. Nakamura, K. Yokoyama, T. Kurusu, K. Yano and Y. Tada (2017) Development of simple sequence repeat markers in the halophytic turf grass Sporobolus virginicus and transferable genotyping across multiple grass genera/species/genotypes
  • TranscriptomicsYamamoto, N., O. Takano, K. Tanakay, T. Ishige, S. Terashima, C. Endo, T. Kurusu, S. Yajima, K. Yano and Y. Tada (2015) Comprehensive analysis of transcriptome response to salinity stress in the halophytic turf grass Sporobolus virginicus
  • Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesMedina, E. (2016) Physiological Ecology of Psammophytic and Halophytic Plant Species from Coastal Plains in Northern South America
    Bioremediation YesRao, N. K., I. McCann, S. A. Shahid, K. U. R. Butta, B. Al Araj and S. Ismail (2017) Sustainable use of salt-degraded and abandoned farms for forage production using halophytic grassesSemple, WS; Cole, IA; Koen, TB; Costello, D; Stringer, D (2006) Native couch grasses for revegetating severely salinised sites on the inland slopes of NSW. Part 2
    antioxidants
    Secondary Metabolites
    • TrigonellineMarcum, K. B. and C. L. Murdoch (1992) Salt Tolerance of the Coastal Salt-Marsh Grass, Sporobolus virginicus (L) Kunth
    Compatible Solutes
    • GlycinebetaineMarcum, K. B. and C. L. Murdoch (1992) Salt Tolerance of the Coastal Salt-Marsh Grass, Sporobolus virginicus (L) KunthMoinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategies
    • ProlineMarcum, K. B. and C. L. Murdoch (1992) Salt Tolerance of the Coastal Salt-Marsh Grass, Sporobolus virginicus (L) KunthMoinuddin, M., S. Gulzar, M. Z. Ahmed, B. Gul, H. W. Koyro and M. A. Khan (2014) Excreting and non-excreting grasses exhibit different salt resistance strategies
    Habitat
    • A2.52 Upper saltmarshesDale, P; Dale, P (2016) Environmental change over 28 years in a subtropical salt marsh: optimal classification and pictures from the exposition
    • A2.54 Low-mid saltmarshesDale, P; Dale, P (2016) Environmental change over 28 years in a subtropical salt marsh: optimal classification and pictures from the exposition
    • B1 Coastal dunes and sandy shoresLonard, RI; Judd, FW; Stalter, R (2013) The Biological Flora of Coastal Dunes and Wetlands: Sporobolus virginicus (C. Linnaeus) K. Kunth
    Economic use
    • 3300.0 Fodder
    • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
    Distribution
    Distribution (text)
    • India
    • Sri Lanka
    • Northern South AmericaMedina, E. (2016) Physiological Ecology of Psammophytic and Halophytic Plant Species from Coastal Plains in Northern South America
    • South AfricaVeldkornet, DA; Potts, AJ; Adams, JB (2016) The distribution of salt marsh macrophyte species in relation to physicochemical variables
    • Araya penĂ­nsula (Edo. Sucre, Venezuela)Medina, E. (2016) Physiological Ecology of Psammophytic and Halophytic Plant Species from Coastal Plains in Northern South America
    Miscellaneous notes In Menzel & Lieth Syn Sporobolus tremulus
    References

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