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Report for Portulaca oleracea L.

updated: May 2nd 2019, 2:20 pm see all updates
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Family Portulacaceae
Genus Portulaca
Species oleracea
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • xerophyte
Life form
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
16 dS/mDevi, S., C. Rani, K. S. Datta, S. K. Bishnoi, S. C. Mahala and R. Angrish (2008) PHYTOREMEDIATION OF SOIL SALINITY USING SALT HYPERACCUMULATOR PLANTS
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4Pyankov, V. I., P. D. Gunin, S. Tsoog and C. C. Black (2000) C4 plants in the vegetation of Mongolia: their natural occurrence and geographical distribution in relation to climatePyankov, VI; Ziegler, H; Akhani, H; Deigele, C; Luttge, U (2010) European plants with C-4 photosynthesis: geographical and taxonomic distribution and relations to climate parametersWang, R. Z. (2007) delta C-13 values, photosynthetic pathways, and plant functional types for some plants from saline meadows, Northeastern China
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
  • C1.5 Permanent inland saline and brackish lakes, ponds and poolsQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
Economic use
  • 3100.0 Grazing
  • 0111.3 Leaves
  • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • South America
  • 75 km parallel to the Jordan River and the Dead Sea, and varies in width from 10 km at Wadi Hisban and Wadi Zarqa to about 2-3 km in Zara, JordanQasem, Jamal R. (2015) PROSPECTS OF WILD MEDICINAL AND INDUSTRIAL PLANTS OF SALINE HABITATS IN THE JORDAN VALLEY
  • KwaZulu Natal, South AfricaBvenura, C; Afolayan, AJ (2015) The role of wild vegetables in household food security in South Africa: A review
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 3:47 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 3:47 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 3:46 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 3:46 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 2:34 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 2:34 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 2:27 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 2:29 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 12:27 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 17th 2019, 12:27 pm
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