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Seagrass : seagrass

Effective 2 July 2019

Preferred Term: seagrass

Other Terms:

Definition:

Seagrass is a term that refers to flowering plants belonging to the following plant families and genera within these families:

Zosteraceae

  1. Alga

  2. Heterozostera

  3. Nanozostera

  4. Phyllospadix

  5. Zostera

Cymodoceaceae

  1. Amphibolis

  2. Cymodocea

  3. Diplanthera

  4. Halodule

  5. Pectinella

  6. Syringodium

  7. Thalassodendron

Hydrocharitaceae

  1. Anacharis

  2. Blyxa

  3. Dominia

  4. Egeria

  5. Elodea

  6. Enhalus

  7. Halophila

  8. Hydrilla

  9. Hydrocharis

  10. Lagarosiphon

  11. Maidenia

  12. Najas

  13. Ottelia

  14. Schizotheca

  15. Thalassia

  16. Udora

  17. Vallisneria

Ruppiaceae

  1. Udora

Zannichelliaceae

  1. Althenia

  2. Lepilaena

  3. Zannichellia

Gracilariaceae

  1. Gracilaria


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