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Cyanobacteria based Nitrogen Fixers

Duckweed

Gunnera
where the cyanobacteria are located intracellular
https://www.sciencedirect.com/topics/agricultural-and-biological-sciences/gunnera

Feathermoss
https://www.nature.com/articles/ismej2017134.pdf?origin=ppub

Liverwort Blasia, and hornworts Anthoceros and Phaeoceros,
where the cyanobacteria,mainly Nostoc sp., are extracellular but enclosed in a specialized cavity
https://www.nature.com/articles/ismej2017134.pdf?origin=ppub

Wheat
https://nph.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/j.1469-8137.1993.tb03842.x

Forced Symbiosis for other plants
https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/0-306-48005-0_14

Tropical Cyads
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cycad

Fungi (with Noctoc spp Cyanobacteria)
http://www.geosiphon.de/


Must read book for anyone into this.
https://www.elsevier.com/books/biology-of-the-nitrogen-cycle/bothe/978-0-444-52857-5
 
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Thanks for posting this. We need a wiki with just such short threads. Imagine a proper wiki-based database here with the functional features and requirements of all these plants.

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Frankia based Nitrogen Fixers
(200 species in 8 different families)

Alder Family (Frankia Cluster 1)
http://web.uconn.edu/mcbstaff/benson/Frankia/Betulaceae.htm

Casuarina Family
http://web.uconn.edu/mcbstaff/benson/Frankia/Casuarinaceae.htm

Coriaria Family
http://web.uconn.edu/mcbstaff/benson/Frankia/Coriariaceae.htm

Datisca Family
http://web.uconn.edu/mcbstaff/benson/Frankia/Datiscaceae.htm

Elaeagnus Family (Frankia Cluster 3)
http://web.uconn.edu/mcbstaff/benson/Frankia/Elaeagnaceae.htm

Bayberry/Myrica Family
http://web.uconn.edu/mcbstaff/benson/Frankia/Myricaceae.htm

Ceanothu/Rhamnaceae Family (Frankia Cluster 3)
http://web.uconn.edu/mcbstaff/benson/Frankia/Rhamnaceae.htm

Rose Family (Frankia Cluster 2)
http://web.uconn.edu/mcbstaff/benson/Frankia/Rosaceae.htm

 
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