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Report for Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L.

updated: May 27th 2020, 8:07 am see all updates
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Family Aizoaceae
Genus Mesembryanthemum
Species nodiflorum
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • xerohalophyte
Life form
Ecotypes unknownSayed, O. H., and Hegazy, A. K. (1990) Life table analysis and ecophysiology of Mesembryanthemum modiflorum in its natural environment.
Max. salinity
Germination YesFarrell, C; Hobbs, RJ ; Colmer, TD (2012) Microsite and litter cover effects on seed banks vary with seed size and dispersal mechanisms: implications for revegetation of degraded saline landGutterman, Y. (1994) Long-term seed position influences on seed germinability of the desert annual, Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L. Gutterman, Y. (1980) Annual rhythm and position effect in the germinability of Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum.Gutterman, Y., and Gendler, T. (2005) Annual rhythm of germination of seeds of Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum 32 years after collection
Salt glands and bladders YesMarius-Nicuşor Grigore, Constantin Toma (2010) Salt-secreting structures of Halophytes. An integrative approach (in Romanian)
Photosynthesis Pathway CAMBen-Halima, E., N. Farhat, A. Elkhouni, R. Hidri, K. Hessini, A. Smaoui, C. Abdelly and M. Rabhi (2018) Chlorophyll fluorescence responses to short-term drought in Mesembryanthemum nodiflorumSayed, O. H., and Hegazy, A. K. (1994) Growth-specific phytomass allocation in Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum as influenced by CAM induction in the field.Winter, K. (1974) Effect of NaCl-salinity on growth and photosynthesis in halophytes Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L. and Suaeda maritima (L) DUM.Winter, K., and Troughton, J. H.  (1978) Carbon assimilation pathways in Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum L. under natural conditions.
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineTreichel, S. (1979) INFLUENCE OF NACL ON THE PROLINE METABOLISM IN HALOPHYTESTreichel, S. (1986) he influence of NaCl on Δ1‐pyrroline‐5‐carboxylate reductase in proline‐accumulating cell suspension cultures of Mesembryanthemum nodiflorum and other halophytes.
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Habitat
Economic use
Distribution

No Distribution recorded for this taxon
Distribution (text)
  • EgyptAbd El-Ghani, M., A. Soliman and R. Abd El-Fattah (2014) Spatial distribution and soil characteristics of the vegetation associated with common succulent plants in Egypt
  • MediterraneanEl-Sheikh, M. A., Y. M. Al-Sodany, E. M. Eid and K. H. Shaltout (2012) Ten years primary succession on a newly created landfill at a lagoon of the Mediterranean Sea (Lake Burullus RAMSAR site)Sanchez, MI; Green, AJ; Castellanos, EM (2005) Seasonal variation in the diet of Redshank Tringa totanus in the Odiel Marshes, southwest Spain: a comparison of faecal and pellet analysis
  • AustraliaSemple, W. S.; Waterhouse, D. (1994) Performance of halophytes from semi-arid areas on two saline seepage scalds of the Central Western Slopes of NSW
  • IsraelWINTER, K; TROUGHTON, JH; EVENARI, M; LAUCHLI, A; LUTTGE, U (1976) MINERAL ION COMPOSITION AND OCCURRENCE OF CAM-LIKE DIURNAL MALATE FLUCTUATIONS IN PLANTS OF COASTAL AND DESERT HABITATS OF ISRAEL AND SINAI
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Miscellaneous notes Salt glands in the sense of epidermal bladder cells (see Marius-Nicuşor Grigore, Constantin Toma , 2010 - Salt-secreting structures of Halophytes. An integrative approach (in Romanian) Very low values of salinity was found in Burg El-Arab, along the western Mediterranean region. EgyptAbd El-Ghani, M., A. Soliman and R. Abd El-Fattah (2014) Spatial distribution and soil characteristics of the vegetation associated with common succulent plants in Egypt
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Dec 1st 2020, 6:34 am

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Nov 30th 2020, 6:29 am

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Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
Nov 29th 2020, 8:09 am

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Nov 30th 2020, 5:46 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Nov 29th 2020, 6:35 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Nov 29th 2020, 6:35 am
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