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Report for Haloxylon salicornicum (Moq.) Bunge ex Boiss.

updated: Dec 24th 2018, 9:39 am see all updates
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Family Amaranthaceae
Genus Haloxylon
Species salicornicum
Author (Moq.) Bunge ex Boiss.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • xerohalophyte
  • xerophyte
Life form
  • Chaemaephyte
  • Nano-chamaephyte
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
Germination YesEl-Keblawy, A. and N. Al-Shamsi (2008) Salinity, temperature and light affect seed germination of Haloxylon salicornicum, a common perennial shrub of the Arabian deserts
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4?
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • Phenols, estersAzizuddin, A., Khan, A. M., Mustafa, S.  (2013) An update on secondary metabolites from haloxylon species
Previously was: empty
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • E6.2 Continental inland salt steppesNaz, N., M. Hameed, T. Nawaz, M. S. A. Ahmad and M. Ashraf (2013) Soil-Plant Relationships in the Arid Saline Desert of Cholistan
Economic use
  • 0410.0 Salt and salt substitutes
  • 3100.4 Camels
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Mediterranean region - southwest
  • Sudanian region - east
  • Cholistan desert, PakistanNaz, N., M. Hameed, T. Nawaz, M. S. A. Ahmad and M. Ashraf (2013) Soil-Plant Relationships in the Arid Saline Desert of Cholistan
Miscellaneous notes
References

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

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Apr 23rd 2019, 8:58 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Apr 18th 2019, 10:31 am

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Apr 18th 2019, 10:31 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Apr 18th 2019, 10:22 am

Approved by T J Flowers
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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