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Report for Zostera muelleri Irmisch ex Asch.

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Family Zosteraceae
Genus Zostera
Species muelleri
Author Irmisch ex Asch.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
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Plant type
Life form
  • SeagrassFerguson, A. J., Gruber, R., Potts, J., Wright, A., Welsh, D. T., & Scanes, P. (2017) Oxygen and carbon metabolism of Zostera muelleri across a depth gradient - Implications for resilience and blue carbonLundquist, C. J., Jones, T. C., Parkes, S. M., & Bulmer, R. H. (2018) Changes in benthic community structure and sediment characteristics after natural recolonisation of the seagrass Zostera muelleri
  • Aquatic
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Kerr, E. A., & Strother, S.  (1985) Effects of irradiance, temperature and salinity on photosynthesis of Zostera muelleri.Millhouse, J., & Strother, S.  (1986) Salt-stimulated bicarbonate-dependent photosynthesis in the marine angiosperm Zostera muelleri.
Germination unknownStafford-Bell, R. E., Chariton, A. A., & Robinson, R. W. (2016) Germination and early-stage development in the seagrass, Zostera muelleri Irmisch ex Asch in response to multiple stressors
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4?McMillan, C., P. L. Parker and B. Fry (1980) 13C/12C ratios in seagrassesYork, P. H., Gruber, R. K., Hill, R., Ralph, P. J., Booth, D. J., & Macreadie, P. I.  (2013)  Physiological and Morphological Responses of the Temperate Seagrass Zostera muelleri to Multiple Stressors: Investigating the Interactive Effects of Light and Temperature
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation YesBuapet, P., Mohammadi, N. S., Pernice, M., Kumar, M., Kuzhiumparambil, U., & Ralph, P. J.  (2019)  Excess copper promotes photoinhibition and modulates the expression of antioxidant-related genes in Zostera muelleriCarter, R. J., & Eriksen, R. S. (1992)  Investigation into the use of Zostera muelleri (Irmisch ex Aschers) as a sentinel accumulator for copperSkillington, A., Flint, N., Anastasi, A., Dwane, G., & Jackson, E. L. (2020)  Influence of variable salinity and low light on copper accumulation in the potential seagrass bioindicator, Zostera muelleri
Previously was: unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.61 Seagrass beds on littoral sedimentsCarruthers, TJB; Dennison, WC; Kendrick, GA; Waycott, M; Walker, DI; Cambridge, ML (2007) Seagrasses of south-west Australia: A conceptual synthesis of the world's most diverse and extensive seagrass meadows
Economic use
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • South-west Australia Carruthers, TJB; Dennison, WC; Kendrick, GA; Waycott, M; Walker, DI; Cambridge, ML (2007) Seagrasses of south-west Australia: A conceptual synthesis of the world's most diverse and extensive seagrass meadows
Miscellaneous notes
References

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Sep 10th 2022, 6:13 pm

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Submitted by T J Flowers
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Approved by T J Flowers
Sep 8th 2022, 6:36 am
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