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Report for Hyphaene thebaica (L.) Mart.

updated: Jul 24th 2019, 4:10 pm see all updates
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Family Arecaceae
Genus Hyphaene
Species thebaica
Author (L.) Mart.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Tree
  • Tree
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
Germination YesAli, Yusef Saleh Siraj (2007) Interaction of salinity and temperature on the germination of Doum (Hyphaene thebaica) seed in Saudi ArabiaDavies, R. I. and H. W. Pritchard (1998) Seed storage and germination of the palms Hyphaene thebaica, H-petersiana and Medemia argunMoussa, H., H. A. Margolis, P. A. Dube and J. Odongo (1998) Factors affecting the germination of doum palm (Hyphaene thebaica Mart.) seeds from the semi-arid zone of Niger, West Africa
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3?
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
  • OxalateBALOGUN, AM; FETUGA, BL (1988) TANNIN, PHYTIN AND OXALATE CONTENTS OF SOME WILD UNDERUTILIZED CROP-SEEDS IN NIGERIA
Previously was: empty
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • B1 Coastal dunes and sandy shoresZahran, M. A. and H. F. AlKaf (1996) Introduction to the ecology of the littoral halophytes of Yemen
Previously was: empty
Economic use
  • 0110.0 Vegetables
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Tropical Africa
  • Saudi ArabiaAli, Yusef Saleh Siraj (2007) Interaction of salinity and temperature on the germination of Doum (Hyphaene thebaica) seed in Saudi Arabia
  • YemenZahran, M. A. and H. F. AlKaf (1996) Introduction to the ecology of the littoral halophytes of Yemen
Previously was:
  • Tropical Africa
  • Saudi ArabiaAli, Yusef Saleh Siraj (2007) Interaction of salinity and temperature on the germination of Doum (Hyphaene thebaica) seed in Saudi Arabia
  • Miscellaneous notes
    References

    Last Records approved
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Sep 17th 2021, 6:18 am

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    Sep 17th 2021, 6:18 am
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    Sep 16th 2021, 12:04 pm

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Sep 16th 2021, 12:04 pm
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Sep 16th 2021, 11:55 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Sep 16th 2021, 11:55 am
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Sep 16th 2021, 11:54 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Sep 16th 2021, 11:54 am
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    Sep 16th 2021, 11:53 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    Sep 16th 2021, 11:54 am
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