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Report for Tamarix nilotica (Ehrenb.) Bunge

updated: Oct 14th 2019, 4:58 pm see all updates
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Family Tamaricaceae
Genus Tamarix
Species nilotica
Previously was: senegalensis
Author (Ehrenb.) Bunge
Previously was: DC.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • xerophyte
Life form
  • Shrub
  • Tree
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Pasternak, D. and A. Nerd (1996) Research and utilization of halophytes in Israel
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders YesSalama, F. M., S. M. El-Naggar and T. Ramadan (1999) Salt glands of some halophytes in Egypt
Photosynthesis Pathway C3
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesEl-Morsy, E.-S. M. (2000) Fungi isolated from the endorhizosphere of halophytic plants from the Red Sea Coast of Egypt
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsHegazy, A. K., J. Lovett-Doust, O. Hammouda and N. H. Gomaa (2007) Vegetation distribution along the altitudinal gradient in the northwestern Red Sea region
  • C1.5 Permanent inland saline and brackish lakes, ponds and poolsEl-Ghani, M. M. A. (2000) Vegetation composition of Egyptian inland saltmarshes
Economic use
  • 2100.0 Fuel
  • 4850.0 Salt-tolerant ornamental
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Saharo-Arabian regionAbd el-Ghani, M. M. and W. M. Amer (2003) Soil-vegetation relationships in a coastal desert plain of southern Sinai, EgyptAl-Gifri, A. N.; Hussein, M. A. (1993) Plant communities along the road from Aden to Sheikh Salem (Abyan), YemenShaltout, K. H., H. F. Elkady and Y. M. Alsodany (1995) VEGETATION ANALYSIS OF THE MEDITERRANEAN REGION OF NILE-DELTA
  • Africa - west
  • Cape Verde Islands
  • North-western RedSeaHegazy, A. K., J. Lovett-Doust, O. Hammouda and N. H. Gomaa (2007) Vegetation distribution along the altitudinal gradient in the northwestern Red Sea region
  • Gulf of Aden
Miscellaneous notes
Previously was: Syn Tamarix nilotica
References

Last Records approved
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
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 10th 2019, 6:08 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 10th 2019, 6:08 am
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