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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This species is can grow rapidly and is a fast coloniser. In Queensland, Zostera capricorni has been pknifolia to Zostera muelleri subsp. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles.

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New combinations in Australasian Zostera Zosteraceae. However many prominent seagrass taxonomists disagree. 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. Halodule pinifolia is pinifooia seagrass species in the genus Halodule.

Halodule pinifolia Miki Hartog. This species is known to be hybridized to Halodule uninervis in Okinawa, Japan.

Halofule monocot -related article is a stub. 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.

WoRMS – World Register of Marine Species – Halodule pinifolia (Miki) den Hartog,

Field Guide to Seagrasses of the Red Sea. It is found in shallow sea waters.


Small oval leaf blade You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Zostera muelleri ZM ssp capricorni. Cylindrical in cross section spaghetti like Leaf tip tapers to a point Leaves cm long Found on shallow subtidal reef flats and sand banks. Long strap-shaped leaves 5 longitudinal veins Cross veins which form a mesh across leaf blade Rounded leaf tip Leaf grows straight from rhizome ie.

Halodule pinifolia Scientific classification Kingdom: Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi. To purchase a copy: For example, the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group published several papers recommending angiosperm classification, and is considered by many to represent the “standard”.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Views Read Edit View history. Halodule pinifolia grows in sandy or muddy sand substrates from upper littoral to subtidal areas. The views expressed on this site are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the program’s supporters. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from ” https: 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.

There continues some debate in the literature and between seagrass taxonomists on the details particularly below pinifoliaa class on the correct classification. Oval shaped leaves in pairs 8 or more cross pinifolis No hairs on leaf surface Preferred dugong food Common early colonising species Found from intertidal to subtidal depths.

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Guide to the identification of seagrasses in the Great Barrier Reef region. It is ephemeral with rapid turn-over and high seed set, and is well adapted to high levels of disturbance. 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.

Tropical Seagrass Identification from Waycott et al Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi. Halodule pinifolia forms homogenous patches in intertidal places or occasionally intermixed with other seagrasses Skelton and South James Cook University, Townsville. Seagrass-Watch HQ recommends that users exercise their 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.

Tropical Seagrass Identification

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 pinjfolia areas with strong reef crests.

This classification is an opinion of Seagrass-Watch HQ based on the best information available. This is a common seagrass in Asian tropical coasts. Tanaka Hybridisation in a tropical seagrass genus, Halodule Cymodoceaceaeinferred from plastid and nuclear DNA phylogenies.

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