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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You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Halodule pinifolia is a seagrass species in the genus Halodule. There continues some debate in the literature and between seagrass taxonomists on the details particularly below sub class on the correct classification.
Field Guide to Seagrasses of the Red Sea. Retrieved from ” https: This species is can grow rapidly and is a fast coloniser.
To purchase a copy: This monocot -related article is a stub. 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.
Tropical Seagrass Identification
This classification is an opinion of Seagrass-Watch HQ based on the best information available. Tropical Seagrass Identification from Waycott et al Seagrasses pinifloia a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi. It is found in shallow sea waters. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Long strap-shaped leaves 5 longitudinal veins Cross veins which form a mesh across leaf blade Rounded leaf tip Pknifolia grows straight from rhizome ie.
Small oval leaf blade From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.
This is a common seagrass in Asian oinifolia coasts.
Needle seagrass (Halodule sp) on the Shores of Singapore
Halodule pinifolia grows in sandy or muddy sand substrates from upper littoral to subtidal areas. Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms pinifoliz plantsi. Halodule pinifolia Miki Hartog. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. Tanaka Hybridisation in a tropical seagrass genus, Halodule Cymodoceaceaeinferred from plastid and nuclear DNA phylogenies.
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However many prominent seagrass taxonomists disagree. Oinifolia Cook University, Townsville. Cymodocea rotundata Cymodocea serrulata Pinifklia 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. In Queensland, Zostera capricorni has been revised to Zostera muelleri subsp.
Cylindrical in cross section spaghetti like Leaf tip tapers to a point Leaves cm long Found on shallow subtidal reef flats and sand banks. 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. Halodule pinifolia forms homogenous patches in intertidal places or occasionally intermixed with other seagrasses Skelton and South Halodule pinifolia Scientific classification Kingdom: Zostera muelleri ZM ssp capricorni.
Revision of Zostera capricorni has resulted in classfication to subspecies. 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.
New combinations in Australasian Zostera Zosteraceae. Guide to the identification of seagrasses in the Great Barrier Reef region. The views expressed on this site are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the program’s supporters.
This species is known to be hybridized to Halodule uninervis in Okinawa, Japan. For example, the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group published several papers recommending angiosperm classification, and is considered by many to represent the “standard”.
It is ephemeral with rapid turn-over and high seed set, and is well adapted to high levels of disturbance. Views Read Edit View history.