Halodule uninervis (Forsskål) Ascherson Palau Islands, West Pacific The type species (holotype) of the genus Halodule is. Status of name. This name is of an. Description. Halodule uninervis is a marine, perennial herb that reaches up to 2- cm with a wiry and erect stems. Leaves are x cm, produced in. Halodule uninervis (Forsskål) Ascherson, Halodule beaudettei Aschers. Halodule pinifolia (Miki) den Hartog · Halodule wrightii Ascherson,

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Tropical Seagrass Identification

Conservation plans are in effect in various regions. It produces erect stems and alternately arranged leaves.

Retrieved from ” https: Information on Halodule uninervis is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. Tropical Seagrass Identification from Waycott et al Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi.

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Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. It occupies the lower intertidal zoneand it is less tolerant of exposure to air than are plants of the upper intertidal zone such as Thalassia hemprichii. It grows within the bounds of several marine parks and reserves in Africa. However many prominent seagrass taxonomists disagree. It is also sensitive to ultraviolet radiation.


Distribution, abundance, and species composition of seagrasses at several sites in Oman. X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. It is uninervvis euryhaline species, tolerating a wide salinity range.

This species is affected by global climate change. Common names include narrowleaf seagrass in English and a’shab bahriya in Arabic.

Views Read Edit View history. There continues some debate in the literature and between seagrass taxonomists on the details particularly below sub class on the correct classification.

Marine Biology 1 Guide to the identification of seagrasses in the Great Barrier Reef region. Colonisation and growth of the sea grasses, Halodule uninervis Forskal Ascherson and Halophila ovalis R. This is a common plant of the sublittoral zone in its range, growing in depths up to 20 meters in lagoonson reefsand in many other types of marine habitat just offshore.

Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. The male flower is borne on a short peduncle and is enclosed in a leaf. These factors restrict it to deeper intertidal waters than some other plants. The narrow, toothed leaf blades are up to 15 centimeters long and usually roughly a millimeter wide, [3] though leaf width is variable and can be up to 7 millimeters.


Halodule uninervis is a species of seagrass native to the western Pacific halodulee Indian Oceans.

The narrow leaf type is found closer to shore where it is exposed more often. Field Guide to Seagrasses of the Red Sea.

Cluster of ribbon-like curved leaves at the end of an erect stem Round, serrated leaf halodulf Tough, woody rhizomes with scars from successive shoots Very coiled, branched roots Typically found in rocky areas with strong reef crests.

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species

Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. In general its populations are stable, though it may be decreasing in localized areas, such as the coast of Bangladeshand it fluctuates in some Australian waters. Rodents of Unusual Size communitycoypudocumentaryecosystemenvironmentfilmmakerfilmmakinginvasiveinvasive speciesrodentsUSAWetlandswildlife Monday 24 September Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: The tip of the leaf blade has three teeth. Populations can be disturbed only with permits in parts of Australia.