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Report for Halophila decipiens Ostenf.

updated: May 9th 2022, 6:21 am see all updates
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Family Hydrocharitaceae
Genus Halophila
Species decipiens
Author Ostenf.
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
Life form
  • Aquatic
  • Seagrass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
46 dS/mKhogkhao, C; Hayashizaki, K; Tuntiprapas, P; Prathep, A (2017) Changes in seagrass communities along the runoff gradient of the Trang river, Thailand
Germination YesHammerstrom, K. K., W. J. Kenworthy, M. S. Fonseca and P. E. Whitfield (2006) Seed bank, biomass, and productivity of Halophila decipiens, a deep water seagrass on the west Florida continental shelfHovey, RK; Statton, J; Fraser, MW; Ruiz-Montoya, L; Zavala-Perez, A; Rees, M; Stoddart, J; Kendrick, GA (2015) Strategy for assessing impacts in ephemeral tropical seagrassesKhogkhao, C; Hayashizaki, K; Tuntiprapas, P; Prathep, A (2017) Changes in seagrass communities along the runoff gradient of the Trang river, ThailandMCMILLAN, C (1988) SEED-GERMINATION AND SEEDLING DEVELOPMENT OF HALOPHILA-DECIPIENS OSTENFELD (HYDROCHARITACEAE) FROM PANAMAOrth, R. J., M. C. Harwell, E. M. Bailey, A. Bartholomew, J. T. Jawad, A. V. Lombana, K. A. Moore, J. M. Rhode and H. E. Woods (2000) A review of issues in seagrass seed dormancy and germination: implications for conservation and restoration
Salt glands and bladders unknown
Photosynthesis Pathway C4?McMillan, C., P. L. Parker and B. Fry (1980) 13C/12C ratios in seagrasses
Molecular data
  • DNA markersJewett-Smith, J; McMillan, C; Kenworthy, WJ; Bird, K (1997) Flowering and genetic banding patterns of Halophila johnsonii and conspecifics
  • DNAUchimura, M; Faye, EJ; Shimada, S; Arai, S; Inoue, T; Nakamura, Y (2006) A re-evaluation of the taxonomic status of Halophila euphlebia Makino (Hydrocharitaceae) based on morphological features and ITS sequence data
  • Chloroplast DNAVy, NX; Bujang, JS; Papenbrock, J (2013) Variability of leaf morphology and marker genes of members of the halophila complex collected in Viet Nam
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
  • FlavonoidsGavin, NM; Durako, MJ (2011) Localization and antioxidant capacity of flavonoids from intertidal and subtidal Halophila johnsonii and Halophila decipiens
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.61 Seagrass beds on littoral sedimentsKhogkhao, C; Hayashizaki, K; Tuntiprapas, P; Prathep, A (2017) Changes in seagrass communities along the runoff gradient of the Trang river, Thailand
Economic use
  • 4520.0 Sand stabilizationFONSECA, MS (1989) SEDIMENT STABILIZATION BY HALOPHILA-DECIPIENS IN COMPARISON TO OTHER SEAGRASSESFonseca, Mark S.; Kenworth, W. Judson; Griffith, Emily; Hall, Margaret O.; Finkbeiner, Mark; Bell, Susan S. (2008) Factors influencing landscape pattern of the seagrass Halophila decipiens in an oceanic setting
Previously was: empty
Distribution
Distribution map provided by GBIF | Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Distribution (text)
  • Old World tropics
  • Trang river, ThailandKhogkhao, C; Hayashizaki, K; Tuntiprapas, P; Prathep, A (2017) Changes in seagrass communities along the runoff gradient of the Trang river, Thailand
  • 50 km north of Broome, Western Australia (17° 28 ′ 51 S, 122° 07 ′ 06 E) near James Price PointHovey, RK; Statton, J; Fraser, MW; Ruiz-Montoya, L; Zavala-Perez, A; Rees, M; Stoddart, J; Kendrick, GA (2015) Strategy for assessing impacts in ephemeral tropical seagrasses
  • St CroixMcMillan, C., P. L. Parker and B. Fry (1980) 13C/12C ratios in seagrasses
  • South-west AustraliaCarruthers, 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

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 13th 2022, 6:34 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 13th 2022, 6:34 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 13th 2022, 6:25 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 13th 2022, 6:26 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:34 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:34 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:23 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:25 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:15 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 11th 2022, 6:15 am
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