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

updated: Apr 13th 2018, 8:49 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
Pictures
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 speciesPasternak, D. and A. Nerd (1996) Research and utilization of halophytes in IsraelPearlstein, 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
Previously was:
  • 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, Cylphine; Glenn, Edward P. (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
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Dec 3rd 2021, 11:39 am

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    Dec 3rd 2021, 11:40 am
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    Dec 2nd 2021, 6:38 am

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    Dec 2nd 2021, 6:38 am
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    Dec 1st 2021, 6:17 am

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    Dec 1st 2021, 6:17 am
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    Nov 24th 2021, 9:10 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Nov 24th 2021, 2:59 pm
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    Nov 24th 2021, 8:54 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Nov 24th 2021, 2:58 pm
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