Thalassia (genus)

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Thalassia hemprichii.jpg
Thalassia hemprichii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Subfamily: Hydrilloideae
Genus: Thalassia
Banks ex K.D.König[1]
Type species
Thalassia testudinum
Banks ex K.D.König[2]

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Thalassia is a marine seagrass genus comprising 2 species.[2]



  • Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2008). "Thalassia". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2009-02-21. 
  1. ^ "Genus: Thalassia Banks ex K. D. Koenig". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2010-01-25. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  2. ^ a b c d den Hartog, C. (2005). "Taxonomy and biogeorgraphy of seagrasses". In Larkum, Anthony W.D.; Duarte, Carlos; Orth, Robert J. Seagrasses: Biology, Ecology and Conservation. Springer-Verlag New York, LLC. ISBN 978-1-4020-2942-4. 
  3. ^ "International Plant Names Index". Retrieved 2009-06-17. 

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