species: Thalassia hemprichii in Lizard Island Field Guide (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Thalassia hemprichii

©Paul York: Thalassia hemprichii, Lizard Island lagoon. Identified by Dr Paul York, James Cook University.

©Anne Hoggett: Thalassia hemprichii on the reef flat at Coconut Beach, Lizard Island.
Kingdom Plantae
Division Tracheophyta
Class Magnoliopsida
Order Alismatales
Family Hydrocharitaceae
Genus Thalassia
Species Thalassia hemprichii



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.



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Web resources


  • Boon, P.I. (1986). Uptake and release of nitrogen compounds in coral reef and seagrass, Thalassia hemprichii (Ehrenb.) Aschers, bed sediments at Lizard Island, Queensland, Australian Journal of Marine and Freshwater Research, 37: 11-19. LIRS catalog number 199.
  • De Sloover, J.R. and A.-L. Jacquemart (2008). Nymph Island (Great Barrier Reef, Qld., Australia): Flora and vegetation of a low wooded island, Scripta Botanica Belgica, 43: 1-88. LIRS catalog number 1210.
  • Hay, M.E., J.R. Pawlik, J.E. Duffy and W. Fenical (1989). Seaweed-herbivore-predator interactions: host-plant specialization reduces predation on small herbivores, Oecologia, 81: 418-427. LIRS catalog number 276.
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