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Report for Zostera marina L.

updated: May 31st 2021, 1:00 pm see all updates
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Family Zosteraceae
Genus Zostera
Species marina
Author L.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • SeagrassShi, YJ; Fan, HQ; Cui, XJ; Pan, LH; Li, S; Song, XK (2010) Overview on seagrasses and related research in ChinaTakeuchi, I; Hino, A (1997) Community structure of caprellid amphipods (Crustacea) on seagrasses in Otsuchi Bay, northeastern Japan, with reference to the association of Caprella japonica (Schurin) and Phyllospadix iwatensis MakinoZhang, XM; Zhou, Y; Adams, MP; Wang, F; Xu, SC; Wang, PM; Liu, P; Liu, XJ; Yue, SD (2020) Plant morphology and seed germination responses of seagrass (Zostera japonica) to water depth and light availability in Ailian Bay, northern China
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
26.57 dS/mShi, YJ; Fan, HQ; Cui, XJ; Pan, LH; Li, S; Song, XK (2010) Overview on seagrasses and related research in ChinaTakeuchi, I; Hino, A (1997) Community structure of caprellid amphipods (Crustacea) on seagrasses in Otsuchi Bay, northeastern Japan, with reference to the association of Caprella japonica (Schurin) and Phyllospadix iwatensis MakinoZhang, XM; Zhou, Y; Adams, MP; Wang, F; Xu, SC; Wang, PM; Liu, P; Liu, XJ; Yue, SD (2020) Plant morphology and seed germination responses of seagrass (Zostera japonica) to water depth and light availability in Ailian Bay, northern China
Previously was: SW
Germination unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4?McMillan, C., P. L. Parker and B. Fry (1980) 13C/12C ratios in seagrasses
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineGorham, J., L. Hughes and R. G. Wyn Jones (1980) Chemical composition of salt-marsh plants from Ynys Mon (Anglesey): the concept of physiotypes.
  • InositolGorham, J., L. Hughes and R. G. Wyn Jones (1980) Chemical composition of salt-marsh plants from Ynys Mon (Anglesey): the concept of physiotypes.
Habitat
  • A2.61 Seagrass beds on littoral sedimentsShi, YJ; Fan, HQ; Cui, XJ; Pan, LH; Li, S; Song, XK (2010) Overview on seagrasses and related research in ChinaTakeuchi, I; Hino, A (1997) Community structure of caprellid amphipods (Crustacea) on seagrasses in Otsuchi Bay, northeastern Japan, with reference to the association of Caprella japonica (Schurin) and Phyllospadix iwatensis MakinoZhang, XM; Zhou, Y; Adams, MP; Wang, F; Xu, SC; Wang, PM; Liu, P; Liu, XJ; Yue, SD (2020) Plant morphology and seed germination responses of seagrass (Zostera japonica) to water depth and light availability in Ailian Bay, northern China
Previously was: empty
Economic use
  • 0115.1 Grain
  • 4500.0 Soil stabilization
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • North America
  • Europe
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by Joaquim Santos
Dec 5th 2021, 7:42 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Dec 5th 2021, 8:53 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Dec 5th 2021, 6:34 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Dec 5th 2021, 6:34 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Dec 4th 2021, 6:37 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Dec 4th 2021, 6:37 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Dec 4th 2021, 6:35 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Dec 4th 2021, 6:35 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Dec 4th 2021, 6:18 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Dec 4th 2021, 6:18 am
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