African Plant Database


Halophila decipiens Ostenf.
Family : HYDROCHARITACEAE
Protologue : Bot. Tidsskr. 24: 260 (1902)
Information on the genus : Halophila
 
 
Status
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;
  see more in the book
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
 
Map
carte afrique num 11066
 
Record n°11066 modified 2009-05-12
Feedback about this record