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Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Subphylum Euphyllophytina
Infraphylum Spermatophytae
Superclass Angiospermae
Class Monocots
Subclass Alismatidae
Order Alismatales
Family Hydrocharitaceae
Genus Thalassia

Pictures

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Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
Gili Trawangan, Indonesia. July 2011.. 01 Jul 2011. Fernando Boisset. © Fernando Boisset.

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
Male flowers, Palau Islands, West Pacific. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
A rhizome with scales. Palau Islands, West Pacific. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 3 m deep with Syringodium isoetifolium. 01 Apr 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
Paje, Zanzibar; pools in back-reef; polaroid filter. 11 Apr 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson
Jambiani, Zanzibar; pools in lagoons. 17 Mar 2005. Michael Guiry. © Michael Guiry (mike.guiry@nuigalway.ie).

 

Cymodocea rotundata Ascherson & Schweinfurth

Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson Palau Islands, West Pacific, 3 m deep with Syringodium isoetifolium
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson 1871: 242

Published in: Ascherson, P.F.A (1871). Die geographische Verbreitung der Seegräser. Petermans Geographische Mittheilungen 17(7): 241-248, pl. 13 (map).

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Thalassia is Thalassia testudinum K.D.Koenig.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Basionym
Schizotheca hemprichii Ehrenberg

Type information
Type locality: "Eritrea, Massaua, Mare rubrum" [Mesewa (Massaua), Ethiopia, southern Red Sea] (Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2015: 352). Lectotype: Ehrenberg sine numero; BM 000922237 (Ferrer-Gallego & Boisset 2015: 352). Notes: Isolectotypes: K barcode K000911822, L barcodes L1203715 & L1203710, P barcodes P02074514 & P02074520.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Schizotheca hemprichii Ehrenberg 1834

Habitat notes
In Caulerpa racemosa-Thalassia hemprichii community, with many epiphytes (Lipkin & Silva 2002). - (25 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Key references
Ferrer-Gallego, P.P. & Boisset, F. (2015). Typification of the Indo-Pacific seagrass Thalassia hemprichii(Hydrocharitaceae). Taxon 64(2): 350-354.

Fortes, M.D. (2014). A review: biodiversity, distribution and conservation of Philippine seagrasses. Philippine Journal of Science, Special Issue 142: 95-111.

Hartog, C. den (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Reeks 59(1): [1-]6-275, 63 figs, 31 plates.

Created: 03 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 20 November 2018 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Ali, S.M., He, J., Goh, B.P.L. & Sin. T. (2018). Environmental correlates of Thalassia hemprichii status descriptors: an evlaluation of tools for diagnostic monitoring. Botanica Marina 61(4): 321-335.
Ferrer-Gallego, P.P. & Boisset, F. (2015). Typification of the Indo-Pacific seagrass Thalassia hemprichii(Hydrocharitaceae). Taxon 64(2): 350-354.
Phandee, S. & Buapet, P. (2018). Photosynthetic and antioxidant responses of the tropical intertidal seagrasses Halophila ovalis and Thalassia hemprichii to moderate and high irradiances. Botanica Marina 61(3): 247-256.
Sathe, V. & Raghukumar, S. (1991). Fungi and their biomass in detritus of the seagrass Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenberg) Ascherson. Botanica Marina 34: 271-277, 12 figs, 3 tables.
Wainwright, B.J., Arlyza, I.S. & Karl, S.A. (2018). Population genetic subdivision of seagrasses, Syringodium isoetifolium and Thalassia hemprichii, in the Indonesian Archipelago. Botanica Marina 61(3): 235-245.

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