Zostera mucronata den Hartog. Halodule pinifolia (Miki) den Hartog Palau Islands, West Pacific. Publication details. Halodule pinifolia (Miki) den Hartog Halodule Endlicher, Orig. name. Environment. marine Halodule pinifolia (Miki) den Hartog, Accessed through: World Register of. Halodule pinifolia. No image available for this species; drawing shows typical species in this Family. Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL .

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Zostera muelleri ZM ssp capricorni. Flat, strap-like leaves mm wide Rounded, smooth leaf tip Smooth rhizome Scars from well developed leaf sheaths form a continuous ring around the stem Found on shallow reef flats.

For example, the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group published several papers recommending angiosperm classification, and is considered by many to represent the “standard”. Cymodocea rotundata Cymodocea serrulata Enhalus acoroides Halodule pinifolia Halodule uninervis Halophila piniflia Halophila decipiens Halophila ovalis Halophila minor Halophila spinulosa Halophila tricostata Syringodium isoetifolium Thalassia hemprichii Thalassodendron ciliatum Zostera muelleri.

Oval shaped leaves in pairs 8 or more cross veins No hairs on leaf surface Preferred dugong food Common early colonising species Found from intertidal to subtidal depths. Views Read Edit View history.

haodule Revision of Zostera capricorni has resulted in classfication to subspecies. 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.


Tropical Seagrass Identification

Long strap-shaped leaves 5 longitudinal veins Cross veins which form a mesh across leaf blade Rounded leaf tip Leaf grows straight from halodulee ie. It is found in shallow sea waters. There continues some debate in the literature and between seagrass taxonomists on the details particularly below sub class on the correct classification. This classification is an opinion of Seagrass-Watch HQ based on the best information available.

Seagrass-Watch HQ recommends that users exercise piniflia own skill and care with respect to their use of this classification and that users carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material on the web site for their purposes.

However many prominent seagrass taxonomists disagree. The views expressed on this site are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the program’s supporters.

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. Halodule pinifolia Scientific classification Kingdom: This monocot -related article is a stub. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles.

Guide to the identification of seagrasses in the Great Barrier Reef region.

Halodule pinifolia (Miki) Hartog :: Algaebase

This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Field Guide to Seagrasses of the Red Sea. Halodule pinifolia forms homogenous patches in intertidal places or occasionally intermixed with other pinufolia Skelton and South Halodule pinifolia Miki Hartog. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Tropical Seagrass Identification from Waycott et al Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi. Tanaka Hybridisation in a tropical seagrass genus, Halodule Cymodoceaceaeinferred from plastid and nuclear DNA phylogenies.


In Queensland, Zostera capricorni has been revised to Zostera muelleri subsp.

Needle seagrass (Halodule sp) on the Shores of Singapore

Linear strap-like leaves, mm wide Serrated leaf tip Leaf sheath is broadly triangular with a narrow base Leaf scars do not form a continuous ring around the stem Found on shallow subtidal reef flats and sand banks. To purchase a copy: This species is can grow rapidly and is a fast coloniser. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. It is ephemeral with rapid turn-over and high seed set, and is well adapted to high levels of disturbance.

Retrieved from ” https: Cylindrical in cross section spaghetti like Leaf tip tapers to a point Leaves cm long Found on shallow subtidal reef flats and sand banks.

James Cook University, Townsville. Pinnifolia oval leaf blade Halodule pinifolia is a seagrass species in the genus Halodule. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Halodule pinifolia grows in sandy or muddy sand substrates from upper littoral to subtidal areas.