Thalassia (plant)

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Thalassia hemprichii.jpg
Thalassia hemprichii[1]
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Hydrocharitaceae
Subfamily: Hydrilloideae
Genus: Thalassia
Banks ex K.D.König[2]
Type species
Thalassia testudinum
Banks ex K.D.König[3]

Schizotheca Ehrenb.

Thalassia is a marine seagrass genus comprising two known species.[3]



  1. ^ 1900 illustration from Hemprich F.G. & Ehrenberbg C.G. - Symbolae physicae seu Icones Adhuc Inditeae : coroprum naturalium novorum aut minus cognitorum
  2. ^ "Genus: Thalassia Banks ex K. D. Koenig". Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. 2010-01-25. Retrieved 2012-11-13. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families
  5. ^ "International Plant Names Index". Retrieved 2009-06-17. 
  • Guiry, M.D.; Guiry, G.M. (2008). "Thalassia". AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. Retrieved 2009-02-21. 

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