CAAB - Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota - Taxon report

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Codes for Australian Aquatic Biota (CAAB) Taxon Report

Plantae (kingdom)  »  Tracheophyta (phylum)  »  Liliopsida (class)  »  Alismatales (order)  »  Hydrocharitaceae (family)

CAAB Code: 63 605002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Halophila ovalis   (R. Br.) Hook. f

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 63 - Angiosperms Flowering plants
Family: 63 605 Hydrocharitaceae (seagrasses) - show full list
Common Name: [a seagrass]
Common Names List: seagrass; paddleweed
Organism Type: a seagrass
Synonyms: Halophila ovata
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 63 605902     Halophila spp.
Distribution map:
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Occurrence locations [142] shown as red circles - View CSIRO Catch records
Scientific Name Notes:This taxon has been cited in some publications as H. ovata Gaudich., but H. ovalis is the correct name according to APNI and other sources.

Cleveland B1010203
Name status: accepted    Checked on: 2022-07-28
View at WoRMS    - also at Ocean Biodiversity Information System (OBIS) (report and map of occurrences)
Record source and
Scientific Name
verified against
Hnatiuk, R. J., Editor, 1990, Census of Australian Vascular Plants. Australian flora and fauna series, no. 11. Australian Government Publishing Service , Canberra
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