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Report for Sporobolus xtownsendii (H.Groves & J.Groves) P.M.Peterson & Saarela

updated: Dec 7th 2018, 9:45 am see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Sporobolus
Previously was: Spartina
Species xtownsendii
Previously was: townsendii
Author (H.Groves & J.Groves) P.M.Peterson & Saarela
Previously was: H.Groves & J.Groves
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
480 mMKoyro, H.-W. and B. Huchzermeyer (2004) Ecophysiological needs of the potential biomass crop Spartina townsendii Grov
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesSkelding, A. D. and J. Winterbotham (1939) The structure and development of the hydathodes of Spartina townsendii Groves
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
  • TranscriptomicsChelaifa, H., A. Monnier and M. Ainouche (2010) Transcriptomic changes following recent natural hybridization and allopolyploidy in the salt marsh species Spartina x townsendii and Spartina anglica (Poaceae)
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.33 Marine mud shoresKoyro, H.-W. and B. Huchzermeyer (2004) Ecophysiological needs of the potential biomass crop Spartina townsendii Grov
Economic use
  • 3100.0 Grazing
  • 3320.0 Silage
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Europe
  • Dovey Estuary, Wales
Miscellaneous notes Was spartina x townsendii Chater, E. H. and H. Jones (1957) "Some observations on Spartina townsendii, H. and J. Groves in the Dovey Estuary.". Jour Ecol. 45, (1), 155-165.
Previously was: Chater, E. H. and H. Jones (1957) "Some observations on Spartina townsendii, H. and J. Groves in the Dovey Estuary.". Jour Ecol. 45, (1), 155-165.
References

Last Records approved
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Aug 17th 2019, 12:20 pm

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Aug 16th 2019, 5:03 pm

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Aug 16th 2019, 5:05 pm
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Aug 16th 2019, 4:50 pm

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Aug 16th 2019, 4:50 pm
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Aug 16th 2019, 4:15 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 16th 2019, 4:15 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 9th 2019, 12:22 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 9th 2019, 12:23 pm
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