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)  »  Ruppiaceae (family)

CAAB Code: 63 614002 show as JSON
Scientific Name
and Authority

Ruppia polycarpa   R. Mason

Rank: Species
CAAB category: 63 - Angiosperms Flowering plants
Family: 63 614 Ruppiaceae (sea tassels) - show full list
Common Name: [a sea tassel]
Organism Type: a sea tassel
Taxon lists: Current Australian list:
Commercial species list:
Standard Fish Names List:
Parent Codes: 63 614901     Ruppia spp.
Taxon Notes:Included in family Potamogetonaceae by Robertson 1984 (in Womersley 1984), but most other sources (including Flora of Australia) assign Ruppia to its own family, Ruppiaceae
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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