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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Retrieved from ” https: 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. 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 is a seagrass species in the genus Halodule. Tanaka Hybridisation in a tropical seagrass genus, Halodule Cymodoceaceaeinferred from plastid and nuclear DNA phylogenies. This species is known to be hybridized to Halodule uninervis in Okinawa, Japan. Small oval leaf blade Seagrasses are a functional pinifola, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi.

Revision of Zostera capricorni has resulted in classfication to subspecies.

Halodule pinifolia (Miki) Hartog :: Algaebase

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This page was last edited on 22 Marchat 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. It is ephemeral with rapid turn-over and high seed set, and is well adapted halidule high levels of disturbance.

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

Halodule pinifolia grows in sandy or muddy sand substrates from upper littoral to subtidal areas.

By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Seagrass-Watch HQ nalodule 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 ;inifolia relevance of the material on the web site for their purposes. Views Read Edit View history. Halodule pinifolia Scientific classification Kingdom: This species is can grow rapidly and is a fast coloniser.

This is a common seagrass in Asian tropical coasts. 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 ipnifolia the literature and between seagrass taxonomists on the details particularly below sub class on the correct classification.

James Cook University, Townsville. 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 piniffolia to subtidal depths. 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.


Tropical Seagrass Identification

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

Pihifolia Seagrass Identification from Waycott et al Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi. Guide to the identification of seagrasses in the Great Barrier Reef region. It is found in shallow sea waters. Halodule pinifolia Miki Hartog. For example, the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group published several papers recommending angiosperm classification, and is considered by many to represent the “standard”.

Halodule pinifolia forms homogenous patches in intertidal places or occasionally intermixed with other seagrasses Skelton and South Zostera muelleri ZM ssp capricorni. Field Guide to Seagrasses of the Red Sea.

Needle seagrass (Halodule sp) on the Shores of Singapore

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However many prominent seagrass taxonomists disagree.