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Thalassodendron pachyrizum Hartog 1970

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

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Thalassodendron pachyrizum Hartog
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. J.M. Huisman. © J.M. Huisman.

Thalassodendron pachyrizum Hartog
Rottnest Island, Western Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

 

Laminaria dermatodea Bachelot Pylaie

Thalassodendron pachyrizum Hartog Rottnest Island, Western Australia
© John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au)

Publication details
Thalassodendron pachyrizum Hartog 1970: 194, fig. 53a-i

Published in: 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.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Thalassodendron is Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog.

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

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

Habitat notes
Temperate coast. Commonly grows on rocks at the edge of limestone and granite reefs at depths up to 6 m; found in regions of extreme turbulence at greater depths, to 40 m; a poor competitor not normally found growing in association with other seagrasses (Robertson 1984). - (24 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
type locality: Leighton, Western Australia, Australia (Robertson 1984: 99). Type: Baird; 30 July 1941; drift. UWA (Robertson 1984: 99).

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Key references
Huisman, J.M. (2019). Marine plants of Australia Revised edition. pp. [i]-xviii, [1]-435, numerous col. figs. Crawley Western Australia: UWA Publishing.

Robertson, E.L. (1984). Seagrasses. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part 1. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 57-122. Adelaide: D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, South Australia.

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