Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Rhizomes and branches with internodes showing 4–12 cortical vascular bundles in cross-section. Branches (5–)25–40(–140) cm long, wiry, ± 'zig-zagged'. Leaf sheath open, persistent after distal part of lamina has fallen off. Inflorescence with 3–6 male and 3–6 female 'flowers' (Victorian species). Bracts enclosing anthers narrowly triangular, (0.5–)1–3.5 X 0.3–0.5 mm.

4 species; 2 in Victoria.

Source: Conn, B.J. (1994). Zosteraceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 2, Ferns and Allied Plants, Conifers and Monocotyledons. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2021-01-17
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life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Alismatales
family Zosteraceae
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