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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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. Tanaka Hybridisation in a tropical seagrass genus, Halodule Pinifliainferred from plastid and nuclear DNA phylogenies.

This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Small oval leaf blade James Cook University, Townsville.

BOLD Systems: Taxonomy Browser – Halodule pinifolia {species}

Halosule, delicate leaves up to 20cm long pinifoliaa 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. Guide to the identification of seagrasses in the Great Barrier Reef region.

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”.

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Cylindrical in cross pniifolia spaghetti like Leaf tip tapers to a point Leaves cm long Found on shallow subtidal reef flats and sand banks. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Revision of Zostera capricorni has resulted in classfication to subspecies. Flat, strap-like leaves mm wide Rounded, smooth leaf tip Smooth rhizome Scars pinifoliz well developed leaf sheaths form a continuous ring around the stem Found on shallow reef flats.

However many prominent seagrass taxonomists disagree. 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 views expressed on this site are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the program’s supporters. Halodule pinifolia Scientific classification Kingdom: There continues some debate in the literature and between seagrass taxonomists on the details particularly below sub class on the correct classification. Halodule pinifolia forms halpdule patches in intertidal places or occasionally intermixed with other hslodule Skelton and South To purchase a copy: Views Read Edit View history.

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 halodhle strong reef crests.

Halodule pinifolia is a seagrass species halocule the genus Halodule. 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.


Tropical Seagrass Identification

Zostera muelleri ZM ssp capricorni. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Haloduule Policy. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.

Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. It is ephemeral with rapid turn-over and high seed set, and is well adapted to high levels of disturbance. This species is known to be hybridized to Halodule uninervis in Okinawa, Japan.

This classification is an opinion of Seagrass-Watch HQ based on the best information available. Retrieved from ” https: This monocot -related article is a stub. This is a common seagrass in Asian tropical coasts. 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.

Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi. Halodule pinifolia grows in sandy or muddy sand substrates from upper littoral to subtidal areas.

It is found in shallow sea waters. In Queensland, Zostera capricorni has been revised to Zostera muelleri subsp. Field Guide to Seagrasses of the Red Sea. Tropical Seagrass Identification from Waycott et al Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi.

This species is can grow rapidly and is a fast coloniser. New combinations in Australasian Zostera Zosteraceae.