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Report for Zostera capensis Setch.

updated: Jun 26th 2021, 6:21 am see all updates
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Family Zosteraceae
Genus Zostera
Species capensis
Author Setch.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Seagrass
  • Aquatic
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Adams, J. B. and G. C. Bate (1994) The ecological implications of tolerance to salinity by Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande and Zostera- capensis Setchell
Germination YesAdams, J. B. and G. C. Bate (1994) The ecological implications of tolerance to salinity by Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande and Zostera- capensis Setchell
Previously was: unknown
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4McMillan, C., P. L. Parker and B. Fry (1980) 13C/12C ratios in seagrassesPaterson, AW; Whitfield, AK (1997) A stable carbon isotope study of the food-web in a freshwater-deprived South African estuary, with particular emphasis on the ichthyofauna
Molecular data
  • DNAFagg, C; Phair, NL; Claassens, L; Barnes, RSK; von der Heyden, S (2021) Strengthening the DNA barcode reference library for South African estuarine macrofauna
Previously was: empty
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
  • ProlineAdams, J. B. and G. C. Bate (1994) The ecological implications of tolerance to salinity by Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande and Zostera- capensis Setchell
Previously was: empty
Habitat
  • A2.61 Seagrass beds on littoral sediments
Economic use
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • Africa - south and eastTALBOT, MMB; BATE, GC (1987) THE DISTRIBUTION AND BIOMASS OF THE SEAGRASS ZOSTERA-CAPENSIS IN A WARM-TEMPERATE ESTUARYWHITFIELD, AK; BECKLEY, LE; BENNETT, BA; BRANCH, GM; KOK, HM; POTTER, IC; VANDERELST, RP (1989) COMPOSITION, SPECIES RICHNESS AND SIMILARITY OF ICHTHYOFAUNAS IN EELGRASS ZOSTERA-CAPENSIS BEDS OF SOUTHERN AFRICA
Previously was:
  • UK
  • Africa - south and east
  • Miscellaneous notes 153 references in the Web of Science in late June 2021
    Previously was: empty
    References

    Last Records approved
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    Oct 23rd 2021, 9:33 am

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    Approved by T J Flowers
    Oct 8th 2021, 12:31 pm
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