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Marine herbs with robust, woody, sympodial rhizomes. Stems erect, ± unbranched, bearing 6-8 leaves, arising at intervals of 4 internodes. Leaves: sheath clasping stem; lamina shed together with the sheath, linear, parallel-veined; margin ± serrate; apex rounded, sometimes emarginate. Flowers solitary, terminal, enclosed by 3-4 leafy bracts. Fruit of 1 ovary and a fleshy bract. Germination usually viviparous.
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Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T. and Ballings, P. (2002-2014). Thalassodendron Flora of Mozambique website. Accessed 28 August 2014 at http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/genus.php?genus_id=2357
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Thalassodendron

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Thalassodendron is a genus of seagrass in the family Cymodoceaceae described as a genus in 1970.[2][3] It grows along the shores of the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.

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References

  1. ^ 1900 illustration from Symbolae physicae seu Icones Adhuc Inditeae : coroprum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum Plate 6 by Hemprich F.G. & Ehrenberg C.G.
  2. ^ Hartog, Cornelis den. 1970. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandsche Akademie van Wetenschappen. Afdeeling Natuurkunde; Tweede Sectie 59(1): 186
  3. ^ "Tropicos | Name - Thalassodendron Hartog". www.tropicos.org. Retrieved 2017-02-03.
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Thalassodendron: Brief Summary

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Thalassodendron is a genus of seagrass in the family Cymodoceaceae described as a genus in 1970. It grows along the shores of the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific Ocean.

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