African Plant Database


Enhalus acoroides (L. f.) Royle
Family : HYDROCHARITACEAE
Protologue : Illustrations of the Botany of the Himalayan Mountains 1 1839
Information on the genus : Enhalus
Basionym : Stratiotes acoroides L. f.
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Stratiotes acoroides L. f.
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Enhalus koenigii Rich.
=Vallisneria sphaerocarpa Blanco
=Vallisneria marinus Griff.
 
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Submerged, marine, perennial herb; roots coarse, unbranched; stem rhizomatous, rarely branched; leaves sessile, usually 2-6, distichously arranged at end of rhizome, linear, falcate, rounded or obtuse;
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Ecology : Sand or mud in sheltered seawater to 4 m deep (leaves lying on the water surface at low tide).
  Widely distributed in the Red Sea, around coasts bordering the Indian Ocean and the western Pacific.
  • Tabl. Encycl. 1: 453 (1840)
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    More info on :
    see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
    see under The International Plant Name Index
    see under Catalogue de Madagascar
    see under Flora of Mozambique
    see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
     
    Map
    carte afrique num 11083
     
    Record n°11083
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