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Report for Sporobolus spicatus (Vahl) Kunth

updated: May 2nd 2019, 2:09 pm see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Sporobolus
Species spicatus
Author (Vahl) Kunth
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • psammophile
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
84.6 dS/mAli, A. K. S. and G. Dreyling (1994) STUDIES ON THE SALT TOLERANCE OF SOME HALOPHYTES IN THE SUDAN
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesAli, A. K. S. and G. Dreyling (1994) STUDIES ON THE SALT TOLERANCE OF SOME HALOPHYTES IN THE SUDANRamadan, T. (2001) Dynamics of salt secretion by Sporobolus spicatus (Vahl) Kunth from sites of differing salinity
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Onkware A O (1997) Water relations and chemical composition of Sporobolus spicatus and Cyperus laevigatus under varying levels of salinity
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesThoen D (1987) First observations on the occurrence of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizae VAM in hydrophytes hygrophytes halophytes and xerophytes in the region of lake Retba Cap-Vert Senegal during the dry season
Previously was: unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
Economic use
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Africa - northeast
  • South Arabia
  • Loburu delta, Lake Bogoria National Reserve KenyaOnkware A O (1997) Water relations and chemical composition of Sporobolus spicatus and Cyperus laevigatus under varying levels of salinity
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 17th 2019, 3:15 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 17th 2019, 3:15 pm
Submitted by Joaquim Santos
Nov 11th 2019, 11:30 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 12th 2019, 11:33 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 11th 2019, 8:45 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 11th 2019, 8:46 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 11th 2019, 8:17 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 11th 2019, 8:17 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 10th 2019, 6:23 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 10th 2019, 6:23 am
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