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Report for Imperata cylindrica (L.) Raeusch.

updated: May 2nd 2019, 2:11 pm see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Imperata
Species cylindrica
Author (L.) Raeusch.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • weedy
Life form
  • Perennial grassHameed, M., M. Ashraf, N. Naz, T. Nawaz, R. Batool, S. Fatima and F. Ahmad (2014) Physiological adaptative characteristics of Imperata cylindrica for salinity tolerance
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
200 mMHameed, M., M. Ashraf, N. Naz, T. Nawaz, R. Batool, S. Fatima and F. Ahmad (2014) Physiological adaptative characteristics of Imperata cylindrica for salinity tolerance
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesAMARASINGHE, V; WATSON, L (1989) VARIATION IN SALT SECRETORY ACTIVITY OF MICROHAIRS IN GRASSES
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Zhong, Q. C., J. N. Gong, K. Y. Wang and C. Zhang (2014) Effects of 3-year air warming on growth of two perennial grasses (Phragmites australis and Imperata cylindrica) in a coastal salt marsh reclaimed for agriculture
Molecular data
  • ProteomicsWu, T.-Y., P. Kao, C.-L. Chang, P.-H. Hsu, C.-H. Chou and I.-F. Chang (2015) Phosphoproteomic profiling of microsomal fractions in leaves of Cogon grass (Imperata cylindrica)
  • Carbohydrates and Amino AcidsFaustino, M. V., M. A. F. Faustino and D. Pinto (2019) Halophytic Grasses, a New Source of Nutraceuticals? A Review on Their Secondary Metabolites and Biological Activities
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
  • FlavonoidsFaustino, M. V., M. A. F. Faustino and D. Pinto (2019) Halophytic Grasses, a New Source of Nutraceuticals? A Review on Their Secondary Metabolites and Biological Activities
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • E1 Dry grasslandsHameed, M., M. Ashraf, N. Naz, T. Nawaz, R. Batool, S. Fatima and F. Ahmad (2014) Physiological adaptative characteristics of Imperata cylindrica for salinity tolerance
Economic use
  • 0000.0 FOOD AND DRINKFaustino, M. V., M. A. F. Faustino and D. Pinto (2019) Halophytic Grasses, a New Source of Nutraceuticals? A Review on Their Secondary Metabolites and Biological Activities
Distribution

No Distribution recorded for this taxon
Distribution (text)
  • The Salt Range, which lies between the Thar desert and the Potohar Plateau in the Punjab province of PakistanHameed, M., M. Ashraf, N. Naz, T. Nawaz, R. Batool, S. Fatima and F. Ahmad (2014) Physiological adaptative characteristics of Imperata cylindrica for salinity tolerance
  • Bakkhali river estuary, Cox’s Bazar (20 850 4000e20 460 9200 N and 91 960 6000e92 340 3700 E Bangladesh
Miscellaneous notes Hameed et al (2011) failed to see salt glands but did record excretionHameed, M., M. Ashraf and N. Naz (2011) Anatomical and physiological characteristics relating to ionic relations in some salt tolerant grasses from the Salt Range, Pakistan
References

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

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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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