Ruppia maritima   Linnaeus,  1753 (Seagrass)
Organism information awaits expert curation
Taxonomy
Kingdom:Plantae
Phylum:Magnoliophyta
Class: Equisetopsida
Order:Alismatales
Family:Ruppiaceae

Image copyrights: USDA NRCS Wetland Science Institute

Description

Synonym (s)

Common Name (s)
• Widgeon Grass (English)
Economic Importance and Threats

Ecology

Biogeography


• Karnataka INDIA
• Tamil Nadu INDIA

Literature Source(s)
  • Jagtap, TG; Komarpant, DS and Rodrigues, R (2003) The seagrasses of India World atlas of seagrasses University of California Press, Berkeley, USA 101-108 Available at - NIO, Goa
  • Society for the Management of European Biodiversity Data (2009) World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS) Available at - http://www.marinespecies.org
  • Smithsonian Marine Station at Fort Pierce Available at - http://www.sms.si.edu/
  • Plants Database United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Available at - http://plants.usda.gov/index.html
  • (2006) Algaebase Available at - http://www.algaebase.org/
  • Tanaji,G; Jagtap, Deepali,S; Komarpant, and Rodrigues, RS (2003) Status of a seagrass ecosystem:an ecologically sensitive wetland habitat from India Wetlands 23(1) 161–170 Available at - http://www.springerlink.com/content/awjp1469442q5g75/fulltext.pdf

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