Zostera mucronata den Hartog. Halodule pinifolia (Miki) den Hartog Palau Islands, West Pacific. Publication details. Halodule pinifolia (Miki) den Hartog Halodule Endlicher, Orig. name. Environment. marine Halodule pinifolia (Miki) den Hartog, Accessed through: World Register of. Halodule pinifolia. No image available for this species; drawing shows typical species in this Family. Classification / Names Common names | Synonyms | CoL .

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Halodule pinifolia is a seagrass species in the genus Halodule. The views expressed on this site are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the program’s supporters. This species ppinifolia known to be hybridized to Halodule uninervis in Okinawa, Japan.

James Cook University, Townsville. Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi.

For example, the Angiosperm Phylogeny Group published several papers recommending angiosperm classification, and is considered by many to represent the “standard”. Halodule pinifolia forms homogenous patches in intertidal places or occasionally intermixed with other seagrasses Skelton and South Cluster of ribbon-like curved leaves at the end of an erect stem Round, serrated leaf tip Tough, woody rhizomes with scars from successive shoots Very coiled, branched roots Typically found in rocky areas with strong reef crests.

Tropical Seagrass Identification

Cymodocea rotundata Cymodocea serrulata Enhalus acoroides Halodule pinifolia Halodule uninervis Halophila capricorni Halophila decipiens Halophila ovalis Halophila minor Halophila spinulosa Halophila tricostata Syringodium isoetifolium Thalassia hemprichii Thalassodendron ciliatum Zostera muelleri.

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There continues some haloeule in the literature and between seagrass taxonomists on the details particularly below sub class on the correct classification.

It is found in shallow sea waters. Tanaka Hybridisation in a tropical seagrass genus, Halodule Cymodoceaceaeinferred from plastid and nuclear DNA phylogenies. Pihifolia strap-like leaves, mm wide Serrated leaf tip Leaf sheath is broadly triangular with a narrow base Leaf scars do not form a continuous ring around the stem Found on shallow subtidal reef flats and sand banks.

Revision of Zostera capricorni has resulted in classfication to subspecies.

Halodule pinifolia (Miki) Hartog :: Algaebase

Field Guide to Seagrasses of the Red Sea. Pinifplia shaped leaves in pairs 8 or more cross veins No hairs on leaf surface Preferred dugong food Common early colonising species Found from intertidal to subtidal depths.

Long strap-shaped leaves 5 longitudinal veins Cross veins which form a mesh across leaf blade Rounded leaf tip Leaf grows straight from rhizome ie. Small oval leaf blade By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Tropical Seagrass Identification from Waycott et al Seagrasses are a functional group, not a taxonomic group, of angiosperms flowering plantsi. Seagrass-Watch HQ recommends that users exercise their own skill and care with respect to their use of this classification and that users carefully evaluate the accuracy, currency, completeness and relevance of the material on the web site for their purposes.

Piinifolia is a common seagrass in Asian tropical coasts. This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Views Read Edit View history. It is ephemeral with rapid turn-over and high seed set, and is well adapted to high levels of disturbance.


From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Halodule pinifolia grows halodlue sandy or muddy sand substrates from upper littoral to subtidal areas. Retrieved from ” https: Halodule pinifolia Scientific classification Kingdom: Guide to the identification of seagrasses in the Great Barrier Reef region. Cylindrical in cross section spaghetti like Leaf tip tapers to a point Leaves cm long Found on shallow subtidal reef flats and sand banks.

However many prominent seagrass taxonomists disagree. New combinations in Australasian Zostera Zosteraceae. This species is can grow rapidly and is a fast coloniser.

Zostera muelleri ZM ssp capricorni. Articles with ‘species’ microformats All stub articles. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. Fine, delicate leaves up to 20cm long 1 central vein Black central vein splits into two at the rounded leaf tip Usually pale rhizome, with clean black leaf scars Found on intertidal sand banks. Halodule pinifolia Miki Hartog. This monocot -related article is a stub. To purchase a copy: Flat, strap-like leaves mm wide Rounded, smooth leaf tip Smooth rhizome Scars from well developed leaf sheaths form a continuous ring around pinifoliq stem Haloduel on shallow reef flats.

In Queensland, Zostera capricorni has been revised to Zostera muelleri subsp. Pinicolia classification is an opinion of Seagrass-Watch HQ based on the best information available.