Cymodocea rotundata Asch. & Schweinf.
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Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Cymodocea rotundata Asch. & Schweinf. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000764885. Accessed on: 28 Oct 2020'

General Information

Creeping rhizomes slender, each node with 1-3 roots and 1 short erect shoot. Leaves 2-5 together on shoots, ± falcate, 7-15 cm × ca. 4 mm, 9-15-veined, with secondary veins between lateral veins, sometimes slightly dentate toward apex, apex rounded to truncate; sheaths 1.4-4 cm. Anthers ca. 1.1 cm. Carpel ca. 5 mm along with slender styles. Fruitlet semicircular, ca. 1 cm, abaxially with 3 parallel ridges, middle ridge 6-8-toothed.

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    • Morphology

      Marine herb; rhizome delicate, each node with 1– 3 irregularly branched roots and erect stem to 6 cm long with 2– 7 leaves; internodes 1– 4.5 cm long; scales to 1 cm long.

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      Pistillate flower of very small ovary and short style, the stigmas > 3 cm long, spirally coiled.

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      Fruit 1– 2, sessile, semicircular and laterally compressed, to 10 mm long, 6 mm wide and 1.5 mm thick, with 3 dorsal parallel ridges, the middle one with conspicuous teeth, and with 1 ventral ridge with 3– 4 teeth, beak apical, persistent, 2 mm long.

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      Leaf with sheath pale purplish, slightly obconical, 1.5– 5.5 cm long, the auriculae 0.5– 1.5 mm long, acute, the ligule 0.5 mm long; old sheaths forming a scarious mass; scar closed; blade linear, often slightly falcate, 7– 15 cm long, 2– 4(– 5) mm wide, entire, rarely slightly spinulose, apex rounded, sometimes slightly emarginate; nerves 9– 15.

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      Staminate flower stalked; anthers 11 mm long.

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       Information From

      Cymodoceaceae
      World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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      Plants Of the World Online Portal - FTEA
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      Flora Of CHina @ efloras.org
      http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2
      'Flora of China @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=2 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
      • C Missouri Botanical Garden
      World Flora Online consortium
      http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
      World Flora Online Data. 2018.
      • D CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
      International Union for Conservation of Nature
      https://www.iucn.org/
      IUCN 2016. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2016-2
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      International Union for Conservation of Nature v.3
      https://www.iucnredlist.org/
      IUCN 2019. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2019-1.
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