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Report for Juncus acutus L.

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Family Juncaceae
Genus Juncus
Species acutus
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Herbaceous perennial
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
SW Pasternak, D. and A. Nerd (1996) Research and utilization of halophytes in Israel
Germination YesBoscaiu, M., G. Ballesteros, M. A. Naranjo, O. Vicente and H. Boira (2011) Responses to salt stress in Juncus acutus and J. maritimus during seed germination and vegetative plant growthMesleard, F., N. Yavercovski and T. Dutoit (2016) Photoperiod buffers responses to salt and temperature during germination of two coastal salt marsh colonizers Juncus acutus and Juncus maritimusStefani, A., I. Arduini and A. Onnis (1991) Juncus-Acutus - Germination and Initial Growth in Presence of Heavy-MetalsVicente, M. J., E. Conesa, J. Alvarez-Rogel, J. A. Franco and J. J. Martinez-Sanchez (2007) Effects of various salts on the germination of three perennial salt marsh species
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C3
Molecular data
  • cDNASyranidou, E., S. Christofilopoulos, M. Politi, N. Weyens, D. Venieri, J. Vangronsveld and N. Kalogerakis (2017) Bisphenol-A removal by the halophyte Juncus acutus in a phytoremediation pilot: Characterization and potential role of the endophytic community
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesSyranidou, E., S. Christofilopoulos, M. Politi, N. Weyens, D. Venieri, J. Vangronsveld and N. Kalogerakis (2017) Bisphenol-A removal by the halophyte Juncus acutus in a phytoremediation pilot: Characterization and potential role of the endophytic community
Bioremediation YesPetoussi, MA; Christofilopoulos, S; Kalogerakis, N (2014) DYNAMICS OF A RHIZODEGRADATION PILOT UNIT TREATING GROUNDWATER CONTAMINATED WITH BISPHENOL-ASyranidou, E., S. Christofilopoulos, M. Politi, N. Weyens, D. Venieri, J. Vangronsveld and N. Kalogerakis (2017) Bisphenol-A removal by the halophyte Juncus acutus in a phytoremediation pilot: Characterization and potential role of the endophytic community
antioxidants
  • Total phenolics and antioxidantflavonoidsBautista, I., M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, J. V. Llinares, C. Lull, M. P. Donat, O. Mayoral and O. Vicente (2016) Environmentally induced changes in antioxidant phenolic compounds levels in wild plants
Secondary Metabolites
  • Organic acidsSyranidou, E., S. Christofilopoulos, M. Politi, N. Weyens, D. Venieri, J. Vangronsveld and N. Kalogerakis (2017) Bisphenol-A removal by the halophyte Juncus acutus in a phytoremediation pilot: Characterization and potential role of the endophytic community
Compatible Solutes
  • GlycinebetaineGil, R., I. Bautista, M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, S. Wankhade, H. Sanchez, J. Llinares and O. Vicente (2014) Responses of five Mediterranean halophytes to seasonal changes in environmental conditions
  • InositolGil, R., C. Lull, M. Boscaiu, I. Bautista, A. Lidon and O. Vicente (2011) Soluble Carbohydrates as Osmolytes in Several Halophytes from a Mediterranean Salt Marsh
  • ProlineBoscaiu, M., C. Lull, J. Llinares, O. Vicente and H. Boira (2013) Proline as a biochemical marker in relation to the ecology of two halophytic Juncus speciesGil, R., I. Bautista, M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, S. Wankhade, H. Sanchez, J. Llinares and O. Vicente (2014) Responses of five Mediterranean halophytes to seasonal changes in environmental conditions
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
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsGassmann, MI; Tonti, NE; Burek, A; Perez, CF (2019) Estimation of evapotranspiration of a salt marsh in southern South America with coupled Penman-Monteith and surface resistance modelsGil, R., I. Bautista, M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, S. Wankhade, H. Sanchez, J. Llinares and O. Vicente (2014) Responses of five Mediterranean halophytes to seasonal changes in environmental conditionsRoss, PM; Harvey, K; Vecchio, EM; Beckers, D (2019) Impact of fire and the recovery of molluscs in south-east Australian salt marshVicente, M. J., E. Conesa, J. Alvarez-Rogel, J. A. Franco and J. J. Martinez-Sanchez (2007) Effects of various salts on the germination of three perennial salt marsh species
Economic use
  • 5300.0 Pulp; see also 2560.0 Wood pulp, TIMBER
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • North and South America
  • Ash Island, Shortland, New South Wales (NSW), AustraliaRoss, PM; Harvey, K; Vecchio, EM; Beckers, D (2019) Impact of fire and the recovery of molluscs in south-east Australian salt marsh
  • 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
  • Littoral salt marsh 15 km south of the city of Valencia (East Spain), in ‘La Albufera’ Natural Park (39 8 47 ′ 28 ′′ N, 1 8 04 ′ 25 ′′ W)Gil, R., I. Bautista, M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, S. Wankhade, H. Sanchez, J. Llinares and O. Vicente (2014) Responses of five Mediterranean halophytes to seasonal changes in environmental conditions
  • Mar Chiquita coastal lagoon, located southeast of Buenos Airesprovince, ArgentinaGassmann, MI; Tonti, NE; Burek, A; Perez, CF (2019) Estimation of evapotranspiration of a salt marsh in southern South America with coupled Penman-Monteith and surface resistance models
  • MoronyatSoudabay(Chania,Greece)Syranidou, E., S. Christofilopoulos, M. Politi, N. Weyens, D. Venieri, J. Vangronsveld and N. Kalogerakis (2017) Bisphenol-A removal by the halophyte Juncus acutus in a phytoremediation pilot: Characterization and potential role of the endophytic community
  • El Saler (398210N, 08190W), in ‘La Albufera’Natural Park near the city of Valencia,Be ́tera(3983904400N, 082803300W), Tue ́jar(3984702800N, 180402500W), SpainBautista, I., M. Boscaiu, A. Lidon, J. V. Llinares, C. Lull, M. P. Donat, O. Mayoral and O. Vicente (2016) Environmentally induced changes in antioxidant phenolic compounds levels in wild plants
Miscellaneous notes Zn accumulatorMateos-Naranjo, E., J. A. Perez-Romero, S. Redondo-Gomez, J. Mesa-Marin, E. M. Castellanos and A. J. Davy (2018) Salinity alleviates zinc toxicity in the saltmarsh zinc-accumulator Juncus acutus
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