Plant and Soil

, Volume 49, Issue 3, pp 711–715 | Cite as

N2-fixing root nodules in Ulmaceae:Parasponia or (and)Trema spp.?

  • A. D. L. Akkermans
  • S. Abdulkadir
  • M. J. Trinick
Short Communication


A description was given of the nodulation and N2-fixing activity ofParasponia parviflora Miq. (Ulmaceae) in Indonesia. In addition, the taxonomic position of nodulated specimens which previously have been identified asTrema cannabina has been re-investigated. It is concluded that nodulated specimens of Ulmaceae all belong to Parasponia. A review was given of neglected literature on the occurrence of root nodules in Ulmaceae in Indonesia.


Nodule Plant Physiology Root Nodule Indonesia Taxonomic Position 
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© Martinus Nijhoff 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. D. L. Akkermans
    • 1
  • S. Abdulkadir
    • 2
  • M. J. Trinick
    • 3
  1. 1.Laboratory of MicrobiologyAgricultural UniversityWageningenThe Netherlands
  2. 2.Treub LaboratoryLembaga Biologi NasionalBogorIndonesia
  3. 3.Division of Land Resources ManagementC.S.I.R.O.Wembley

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