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Report for Sporobolus maritimus P.M.Peterson & Saarela

updated: Dec 7th 2018, 9:31 am see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Sporobolus
Previously was: Spartina
Species maritimus
Previously was: maritima
Author P.M.Peterson & Saarela
Previously was: (Curtis) Fernald
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
510 mMAdams, J. B. and G. C. Bate (1995) Ecological implications of tolerance of salinity and inundation by Spartina maritimaMateos-Naranjo, E., S. Redondo-Gomez, L. Andrades-Moreno and A. J. Davy (2010) Growth and photosynthetic responses of the cordgrass Spartina maritima to CO2 enrichment and salinityNaidoo, G., Y. Naidoo and P. Achar (2012) Ecophysiological responses of the salt marsh grass Spartina maritima to salinity
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesReboredo, F. and F. Henriques (1984) Histological study of Spartina maritima (Curtis) Fernald from salt marshes of River Sado estuary by scanning electron microsocpy
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Pyankov, VI; Ziegler, H; Akhani, H; Deigele, C; Luttge, U (2010) European plants with C-4 photosynthesis: geographical and taxonomic distribution and relations to climate parameters
Molecular data
  • DNAFerreira de Carvalho, J., H. Chelaifa, J. Boutte, J. Poulain, A. Couloux, P. Wincker, A. Bellec, J. Fourment, H. Berges, A. Salmon and M. Ainouche (2013) Exploring the genome of the salt-marsh Spartina maritima (Poaceae, Chloridoideae) through BAC end sequence analysis
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesCalado, M. d. L., L. Carvalho, K.-L. Pang and M. Barata (2015) Diversity and Ecological Characterization of Sporulating Higher Filamentous Marine Fungi Associated with Spartina maritima (Curtis) Fernald in Two Portuguese Salt MarshesOliveira, V., A. L. Santos, C. Aguiar, L. Santos, A. C. Salvador, N. C. M. Gomes, H. Silva, S. M. Rocha, A. Almeida and A. Cunha (2012) Prokaryotes in salt marsh sediments of Ria de Aveiro: Effects of halophyte vegetation on abundance and diversity
Bioremediation YesCurado, G., A. E. Rubio-Casal, E. Figueroa and J. M. Castillo (2014) POTENTIAL OF SPARTINA MARITIMA IN RESTORED SALT MARSHES FOR PHYTOREMEDIATION OF METALS IN A HIGHLY POLLUTED ESTUARY
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineNaidoo, G., Y. Naidoo and P. Achar (2012) Ecophysiological responses of the salt marsh grass Spartina maritima to salinity
Habitat
  • C1.5 Permanent inland saline and brackish lakes, ponds and poolsCurado, G., E. Figueroa, M. I. Sanchez and J. M. Castillo (2013) Avian communities in Spartina maritima restored and non-restored salt marshes
  • A2.33 Marine mud shoresNaidoo, G., Y. Naidoo and P. Achar (2012) Ecophysiological responses of the salt marsh grass Spartina maritima to salinity
Economic use
  • 3100.0 Grazing
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Pantropical
  • South America
  • Odiel Marshes in the joint estuary of the Odiel and Tinto rivers (37°15ʹ–37°37ʹN, 6°57ʹ–6°58ʹW; southwest Spain)Curado, G., E. Figueroa, M. I. Sanchez and J. M. Castillo (2013) Avian communities in Spartina maritima restored and non-restored salt marshes
  • The Keiskamma Estuary (33°17′ S, 27°29′ E), Eastern Cape, South AfricaNaidoo, G., Y. Naidoo and P. Achar (2012) Ecophysiological responses of the salt marsh grass Spartina maritima to salinity
Miscellaneous notes Was Spartina maritima
Previously was: empty
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Apr 23rd 2019, 8:58 pm

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Apr 18th 2019, 10:31 am

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Apr 18th 2019, 10:31 am
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Apr 18th 2019, 10:22 am

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Apr 18th 2019, 10:22 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Apr 17th 2019, 8:54 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Apr 17th 2019, 8:54 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Apr 16th 2019, 9:39 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Apr 16th 2019, 9:40 pm
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