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Report for Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.

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Family Aizoaceae
Genus Mesembryanthemum
Species crystallinum
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • chasmophyte
Life form
  • Annual
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
800 mMAgarie, S., T. Shimoda, Y. Shimizu, K. Baumann, H. Sunagawa, A. Kondo, O. Ueno, T. Nakahara, A. Nose and J. C. Cushman (2007) Salt tolerance, salt accumulation, and ionic homeostasis in an epidermal bladder-cell-less mutant of the common ice plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesAdams, P., J. C. Thomas, D. M. Vernon, H. J. Bohnert and R. G. Jensen (1992) Distinct Cellular and Organismic Responses to Salt StressBarkla, B. J. and R. Vera-Estrella (2015) Single cell-type comparative metabolomics of epidermal bladder cells from the halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinumBarkla, B. J., R. Vera-Estrella and C. Raymond (2016) Single-cell-type quantitative proteomic and ionomic analysis of epidermal bladder cells from the halophyte model plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum to identify salt-responsive proteinsMarius-Nicuşor Grigore, Constantin Toma (2010) Salt-secreting structures of Halophytes. An integrative approach (in Romanian)
Photosynthesis Pathway CAMWinter, K. and J. A. M. Holtum (2007) Environment or development? Lifetime net CO(2) exchange and control of the expression of crassulacean acid metabolism in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
Molecular data
  • Gene expressionKluge, C., P. Lamkemeyer, N. Tavakoli, D. Golldack, A. Kandlbinder and K. J. Dietz (2003) cDNA cloning of 12 subunits of the V-type ATPase from Mesembryanthemum crystallinum and their expression under stressTsukagoshi, H., T. Suzuki, K. Nishikawa, S. Agarie, S. Ishiguro and T. Higashiyama (2015) RNA-Seq Analysis of the Response of the Halophyte, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (Ice Plant) to High Salinity
  • TranscriptomicsBarkla, B. J., R. Vera-Estrella and C. Raymond (2016) Single-cell-type quantitative proteomic and ionomic analysis of epidermal bladder cells from the halophyte model plant Mesembryanthemum crystallinum to identify salt-responsive proteinsTsukagoshi, H., T. Suzuki, K. Nishikawa, S. Agarie, S. Ishiguro and T. Higashiyama (2015) RNA-Seq Analysis of the Response of the Halophyte, Mesembryanthemum crystallinum (Ice Plant) to High Salinity
  • RNAChiang, C. P., W. C. Yim, Y. H. Sun, M. Ohnishi, T. Mimura, J. C. Cushman and H. E. Yen (2016) Identification of Ice Plant (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.) MicroRNAs Using RNA-Seq and Their Putative Roles in High Salinity Responses in Seedlings
  • MetabolomicsBarkla, B. J. and R. Vera-Estrella (2015) Single cell-type comparative metabolomics of epidermal bladder cells from the halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesVan Oosten, M. J. and A. Maggio (2015) Functional biology of halophytes in the phytoremediation of heavy metal contaminated soils
antioxidants
  • DPPH scavenging activityBuhmann, A. and J. Papenbrock (2013) Biofiltering of aquaculture effluents by halophytic plants: Basic principles, current uses and future perspectivesKsouri, R., W. Megdiche, H. Falleh, N. Trabelsi, M. Boulaaba, A. Smaoui and C. Abdelly (2008) Influence of biological, environmental and technical factors on phenolic content and antioxidant activities of Tunisian halophytes
  • PolyphenolsKsouri, R., W. Megdiche, H. Falleh, N. Trabelsi, M. Boulaaba, A. Smaoui and C. Abdelly (2008) Influence of biological, environmental and technical factors on phenolic content and antioxidant activities of Tunisian halophytes
Secondary Metabolites
  • FlavanolsIbdah, M., A. Krins, H. K. Seidlitz, W. Heller, D. Strack and T. Vogt (2002) Spectral dependence of flavonol and betacyanin accumulation in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum under enhanced ultraviolet radiation
  • BetacyaninIbdah, M., A. Krins, H. K. Seidlitz, W. Heller, D. Strack and T. Vogt (2002) Spectral dependence of flavonol and betacyanin accumulation in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum under enhanced ultraviolet radiation
  • PolyaminesBueno, M. and M. P. Cordovilla (2019) Polyamines in Halophytes
Previously was:
  • FlavanolsIbdah, M., A. Krins, H. K. Seidlitz, W. Heller, D. Strack and T. Vogt (2002) Spectral dependence of flavonol and betacyanin accumulation in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum under enhanced ultraviolet radiation
  • BetacyaninIbdah, M., A. Krins, H. K. Seidlitz, W. Heller, D. Strack and T. Vogt (2002) Spectral dependence of flavonol and betacyanin accumulation in Mesembryanthemum crystallinum under enhanced ultraviolet radiation
  • Compatible Solutes
    • PinitolBarkla, B. J. and R. Vera-Estrella (2015) Single cell-type comparative metabolomics of epidermal bladder cells from the halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinumGil, R., M. Boscaiu, C. Lull, I. Bautista, A. Lidon and O. Vicente (2013) Are soluble carbohydrates ecologically relevant for salt tolerance in halophytes?Ishitani, M., A. L. Majumder, A. Bornhouser, C. B. Michalowski, R. G. Jensen and H. J. Bohnert (1996) Coordinate transcriptional induction of myo-inositol metabolism during environmental stressVernon, D. M. and H. J. Bohnert (1992) Increased Expression of a Myoinositol Methyl Transferase in Mesembryanthemum-Crystallinum Is Part of a Stress Response Distinct From Crassulacean Acid Metabolism Induction
    • Proline Barkla, B. J. and R. Vera-Estrella (2015) Single cell-type comparative metabolomics of epidermal bladder cells from the halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinumIshitani, M., A. L. Majumder, A. Bornhouser, C. B. Michalowski, R. G. Jensen and H. J. Bohnert (1996) Coordinate transcriptional induction of myo-inositol metabolism during environmental stressSanada, Y., H. Ueda, K. Kuribayashi, T. Andoh, F. Hayashi, N. Tamai and K. Wada (1995) Novel light-dark change of proline levels in halophyte (Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L) and glycophytes (Hordeum vulgare L and Triticum aestivum L) leaves and roots under salt stress
    • InositolIshitani, M., A. L. Majumder, A. Bornhouser, C. B. Michalowski, R. G. Jensen and H. J. Bohnert (1996) Coordinate transcriptional induction of myo-inositol metabolism during environmental stress
    Habitat
    • B3.3 Rock cliffs, ledges and shores, with angiosperms
    Economic use
    • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
    • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
    Distribution
    Distribution (text)
    • South Africa
    • Mediterranean region [introduced]
    Miscellaneous notes Salt bladders rather than salt glands Dense salt bladders on leaves epidermis.
    References

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