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Report for Halophila ovalis (R.Br.) Hook.f.

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Family Hydrocharitaceae
Genus Halophila
Species ovalis
Author (R.Br.) Hook.f.
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Aquatic
  • Seagrass
Ecotypes unknown
Max. salinity
SW Hillman, K., A. J. McComb and D. I. Walker (1995) THE DISTRIBUTION, BIOMASS AND PRIMARY PRODUCTION OF THE SEAGRASS HALOPHILA-OVALIS IN THE SWAN-CANNING ESTUARY, WESTERN-AUSTRALIAQiu, GL; Short, FT; Fan, HQ; Liu, GH (2017) Temporal Variation of Intertidal Seagrass in Southern China (2008-2014)Torquemada, Y. F., M. J. Durako and J. L. S. Lizaso (2005) Effects of salinity and possible interactions with temperature and pH on growth and photosynthesis of Halophila johnsonii Eiseman
Germination YesKUO, J; KIRKMAN, H (1992) FRUITS, SEEDS AND GERMINATION IN THE SEAGRASS HALOPHILA-OVALIS (HYDROCHARITACEAE)Statton, J; Sellers, R; Dixon, KW; Kilminster, K; Merritt, DJ; Kendrick, GA (2017) Seed dormancy and germination of Halophila ovalis mediated by simulated seasonal temperature changes
Salt glands and bladders NoBenjamin, K. J., D. I. Walker, A. J. McComb and J. Kuo (1999) Structural response of marine and estuarine plants of Halophila ovalis (R-Br.) Hook. f. to long-term hyposalinity
Photosynthesis Pathway C4?McMillan, C., P. L. Parker and B. Fry (1980) 13C/12C ratios in seagrasses
Molecular data
  • MicrosatellitesNguyen, VX; Detcharoen, M; Tuntiprapas, P; Soe-Htun, U; Sidik, JB; Harah, MZ; Prathep, A; Papenbrock, J (2014) Genetic species identification and population structure of Halophila (Hydrocharitaceae) from the Western Pacific to the Eastern Indian OceanXu, NN; Yu, S; Zhang, JG; Tsang, PKE; Chen, XY (2010) MICROSATELLITE PRIMERS FOR HALOPHILA OVALIS AND CROSS-AMPLIFICATION IN H. MINOR (HYDROCHARITACEAE)
  • TranscriptomicsSablok, G; Hayward, RJ; Davey, PA; Santos, RP; Schliep, M; Larkum, A; Pernice, M; Dolferus, R; Ralph, PJ (2018) SeagrassDB: An open-source transcriptomics landscape for phylogenetically profiled seagrasses and aquatic plants
  • Ribosomal DNANguyen, XV; Hofler, S; Glasenapp, Y; Thangaradjou, T; Lucas, C; Papenbrock, J (2015) New insights into DNA barcoding of seagrassesNguyen, XV; Kletschkus, E; Rupp-Schroder, SI; El Shaffai, A; Papenbrock, J (2018) rDNA analysis of the Red Sea seagrass, Halophila, reveals vicariant evolutionary diversification
  • RAPDsDilipan, E; Papenbrock, J; Thangaradjou, T (2017) Random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) finger prints evidencing high genetic variability among marine angiosperms of India
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesDevarajan, PT; Suryanarayanan, TS; Geetha, V (2002) Endophytic fungi associated with the tropical seagrass Halophila ovalis (Hydrocharitaceae)Supaphon, P; Phongpaichit, S; Rukachaisirikul, V; Sakayaroj, J (2013) Antimicrobial Potential of Endophytic Fungi Derived from Three Seagrass Species: Cymodocea serrulata, Halophila ovalis and Thalassia hemprichiiSupaphon, P; Phongpaichit, S; Sakayaroj, J; Rukachaisirikul, V; Kobmoo, N; Spatafora, JW (2017) Phylogenetic community structure of fungal endophytes in seagrass species
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
  • AntioxidantsAthiperumalsami, T; Rajeswari, VD; Poorna, SH; Kumar, V; Jesudass, LL (2010) Antioxidant activity of seagrasses and seaweedsYuvaraj, N; Kanmani, P; Satishkumar, R; Paari, A; Pattukumar, V; Arul, V (2012) Seagrass as a potential source of natural antioxidant and anti-inflammatory agents
  • Antioxidant enzymesPhandee, S; Buapet, P (2018) Photosynthetic and antioxidant responses of the tropical intertidal seagrasses Halophila ovalis and Thalassia hemprichii to moderate and high irradiances
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
  • A2.61 Seagrass beds on littoral sedimentsTorquemada, Y. F., M. J. Durako and J. L. S. Lizaso (2005) Effects of salinity and possible interactions with temperature and pH on growth and photosynthesis of Halophila johnsonii Eiseman
Economic use
Distribution

No Distribution recorded for this taxon
Distribution (text)
  • Haulover Park, in northern Biscayne Bay, Florida (USA, 25 degrees 55 minutes N; 80 degrees 07 minutes (W)Torquemada, Y. F., M. J. Durako and J. L. S. Lizaso (2005) Effects of salinity and possible interactions with temperature and pH on growth and photosynthesis of Halophila johnsonii Eiseman
  • Swan/Canning estuary Western AustraliaHillman, K., A. J. McComb and D. I. Walker (1995) THE DISTRIBUTION, BIOMASS AND PRIMARY PRODUCTION OF THE SEAGRASS HALOPHILA-OVALIS IN THE SWAN-CANNING ESTUARY, WESTERN-AUSTRALIA
  • Southwestern Australia
  • Beibu Gulf of the South China Sea, ~25 km from Beihai, Guangxi Province, China (Lat. 21°26.075'N, Long. 109°16.889'E)Qiu, GL; Short, FT; Fan, HQ; Liu, GH (2017) Temporal Variation of Intertidal Seagrass in Southern China (2008-2014)
Miscellaneous notes 570 papers in Feb 2019 Syn Halophila johnsonii
Previously was: 570 papers in Feb 2019
References

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Oct 26th 2020, 6:32 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 26th 2020, 6:32 am
Submitted by T J Flowers
Oct 26th 2020, 6:29 am

Approved by T J Flowers
Oct 26th 2020, 6:29 am
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