Halodule uninervis (Forsskål) Ascherson Palau Islands, West Pacific The type species (holotype) of the genus Halodule is. Status of name. This name is of an. Description. Halodule uninervis is a marine, perennial herb that reaches up to 2- cm with a wiry and erect stems. Leaves are x cm, produced in. Halodule uninervis (Forsskål) Ascherson, Halodule beaudettei Aschers. Halodule pinifolia (Miki) den Hartog · Halodule wrightii Ascherson,

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Aquatic Botany 53 3 Field Guide to Seagrasses of the Red Sea.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs. Downloaded on 28 June Revision of Zostera capricorni has resulted in classfication to subspecies. Cymodocea rotundata Cymodocea serrulata Enhalus acoroides Halodule pinifolia Halodule uninervis Halophila capricorni Halophila decipiens Halophila ovalis Halophila minor Halophila spinulosa Halophila tricostata Syringodium isoetifolium Thalassia hemprichii Thalassodendron ciliatum Zostera muelleri.

The wide leaf type is found in deeper areas with cloudier waters. There continues some debate in the literature and between seagrass taxonomists on the details particularly below sub class on the correct classification.

Halodule uninervis (Forsskål) Ascherson :: Algaebase

haloduls Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi. Fine, delicate leaves up to 20cm long 1 central vein Black central vein splits into two at the rounded leaf tip Usually pale rhizome, with clean black leaf scars Found on intertidal sand banks.


Cluster of ribbon-like curved leaves at the end of an erect stem Round, serrated leaf tip Tough, woody rhizomes with scars from successive shoots Very coiled, branched roots Typically found in rocky areas with strong reef crests.

Temporal and spatial morphological variability of the seagrasses Halophila ovalis and Halodule uninervis throughout the Great Barrier Reef region: X Close Link to this photo Balodule this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below.

This plant is widely distributed and it is common throughout its range. This species is a flowering plant spreading via a branching rhizome that roots at the nodes. It is known from Asian waters along the coasts of JapanChinaVietnamIndonesiaand other nations. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Israel Journal of Zoology 24 Distribution, abundance, and species composition of seagrasses at several sites in Oman.

Colonisation and growth of the sea grasses, Halodule uninervis Forskal Ascherson and Halophila ovalis R. X Close Image credit. This classification is an opinion of Seagrass-Watch HQ halodu,e on the best information available.

New South Wales Flora Online. However many prominent seagrass taxonomists disagree. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. The tip of the leaf blade has three teeth.

Tropical Seagrass Identification from Waycott et al Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi. The narrow, toothed leaf blades are up to 15 centimeters long and usually roughly a millimeter wide, [3] though leaf width is variable and can be up to 7 millimeters. Common names include narrowleaf seagrass in English and a’shab bahriya in Arabic. This species is affected by global climate change.


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Tanaka Hybridisation in a tropical seagrass genus, Halodule Cymodoceaceaeinferred from plastid and nuclear DNA phylogenies. For example, the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group published several papers recommending angiosperm classification, and is considered by many to represent the “standard”. This grass forms dense carpets or meadows on the uninfrvis, sometimes mixing with other seagrasses and algaes. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help!

The male flower is borne on a short peduncle and is enclosed in a leaf. In general its populations are stable, though it may be decreasing in localized areas, such as the coast of Bangladeshand it fluctuates in some Australian waters. Which species are on the road to recovery? This species is an important food for the dugong. To learn about climate change and the species that are affected, visit our climate change pages.

Tropical Seagrass Identification

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