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Report for Calotropis procera (Aiton) Dryand.

updated: Nov 23rd 2018, 12:44 pm see all updates
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Family Apocynaceae
Genus Calotropis
Species procera
Author (Aiton) Dryand.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • xerophyte
Life form
  • Tree
  • Shrub
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Ibrahim, A. H. (2013) Tolerance and avoidance responses to salinity and water stresses in Calotropis procera and Suaeda aegyptiacaIbrahim, A. H. (2013) Tolerance and avoidance responses to salinity and water stresses in Calotropis procera and Suaeda aegyptiaca
Germination YesHassan, LM; Galal, TM; Farahat, EA; El-Midany, MM (2015) The biology of Calotropis procera (Aiton) WTIbrahim, A. H. (2013) Tolerance and avoidance responses to salinity and water stresses in Calotropis procera and Suaeda aegyptiaca
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
  • DNAMahmood, T., R. Aslam, S. Rehman and S. M. S. Naqvi (2013) MOLECULAR MARKERS ASSISTED GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF DIFFERENT SALT TOLERANT PLANT SPECIES
  • Amino acidsIbrahim, A. H. (2013) Tolerance and avoidance responses to salinity and water stresses in Calotropis procera and Suaeda aegyptiaca
  • cDNARamadan, AM; Hassanein, SE (2014) Characterization of P5CS gene in Calotropis procera plant from the de novo assembled transcriptome contigs of the high-throughput sequencing dataset
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesHassan, LM; Galal, TM; Farahat, EA; El-Midany, MM (2015) The biology of Calotropis procera (Aiton) WT
antioxidants
  • AntioxidantsMohamed, MA; Hamed, MM; Ahmed, WS; Abdou, AM (2011) Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Flavonols from Calotropis procera
Secondary Metabolites
  • FlavonoidsHassan, LM; Galal, TM; Farahat, EA; El-Midany, MM (2015) The biology of Calotropis procera (Aiton) WT
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineIbrahim, A. H. (2013) Tolerance and avoidance responses to salinity and water stresses in Calotropis procera and Suaeda aegyptiacaRamadan, AM; Hassanein, SE (2014) Characterization of P5CS gene in Calotropis procera plant from the de novo assembled transcriptome contigs of the high-throughput sequencing dataset
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
Economic use
  • 2300.0 Poles
  • 7000.0 MEDICALHassan, LM; Galal, TM; Farahat, EA; El-Midany, MM (2015) The biology of Calotropis procera (Aiton) WTRamadan, AM; Hassanein, SE (2014) Characterization of P5CS gene in Calotropis procera plant from the de novo assembled transcriptome contigs of the high-throughput sequencing dataset
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Sudanian region
  • Saharo-Arabian region
  • Australia [introduced]
  • 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
  • Khewra (District Jehlum, Punjab, Pakistan)Mahmood, T., R. Aslam, S. Rehman and S. M. S. Naqvi (2013) MOLECULAR MARKERS ASSISTED GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF DIFFERENT SALT TOLERANT PLANT SPECIES
  • Al-Qunfida area of Saudi Arabia Ibrahim, A. H. (2013) Tolerance and avoidance responses to salinity and water stresses in Calotropis procera and Suaeda aegyptiaca
  • fi elds near Cairo (Desert), Egypt. Mohamed, MA; Hamed, MM; Ahmed, WS; Abdou, AM (2011) Antioxidant and Cytotoxic Flavonols from Calotropis procera
  • Jeddah region (KSA, latitude 21 8 26 0 6.00, longitude 39 8 28 0 3.00), Saudi ArabiaRamadan, AM; Hassanein, SE (2014) Characterization of P5CS gene in Calotropis procera plant from the de novo assembled transcriptome contigs of the high-throughput sequencing dataset
Miscellaneous notes
References

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