African Plant Database

Halophila decipiens Ostenf.
Protologue : Bot. Tidsskr. 24: 260 (1902)
Information on the genus : Halophila
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Halophila decipiens var. pubescens Hartog (1957)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Rhizome narrowly terete, unbranched, 0,1-0,4 mm Ø; stems erect, 1-10 mm long; leaves in pairs, 1 pair on each stem;
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Ecology : Widely distributed around tropical and subtropical coasts bordering the Indian and Pacific Oceans, together with the Gulf of Mexico, the Caribbean; Red Sea.

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
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Record n°11066 modified 2009-05-12
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