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《中国植物志》英文修订版
Flora of China
  FOC Vol.23 (2010)              | Family List  Zosteraceae  PDF     |  eFloras.org Link Font:+ Big | - Small
   10. Zosteraceae  
大叶藻科   da ye zao ke
  
Authors:Authors: Youhao Guo, Robert R. Haynes & C. Barre Hellquist

  

Herbs, perennial, rarely annual, in saline water, rhizomatous, caulescent. Leaves alternate, submersed, sessile, sheath persisting longer than blade or decaying into bundles of fibers, blade linear. Inflorescences axillary or terminal, spadices surrounded by spathe, pedunculate. Plants monoecious or dioecious; flowers unisexual; subtending bracts often present; perianth lacking. Male flowers with single stamen, anthers dehiscing longitudinally. Female flowers with single pistil. Fruit achenelike. Seed 1 with straight embryo.

Three genera and 18 species: widely distributed in temperate and subtropical coastal waters worldwide; two genera and seven species in China.

Guo Youhao & Li Qingyi. 1992. Zostera and Phyllospadix. In: Sun Xiangzhong, ed., Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 8: 85-95.

Guo Youhao & Li Qingyi. 1992. Zostera and Phyllospadix. In: Sun Xiangzhong, ed., Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 8: 85-95.

  
1Plants monoecious; fruit usually ovoid.1  Zostera    大叶藻属
+Plants dioecious; fruit usually curved.2  Phyllospadix    虾海藻属
   
   Lower Taxon
  • Phyllospadix  Hooker  虾海藻属
  • Zostera  Linnaeus  大叶藻属