Taxon profile


Zostera marina L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Alismatales »  family Zosteraceae »  genus Zostera - eelgrass

Scientific synonyms

Alga marina (L.) Lam.
Zostera marina var. marina
Zostera marina var. atam T.W.H.Backman
Zostera marina var. izembekensis T.W.H.Backman
Zostera marina var. latifolia Morong
Zostera marina f. latifolia (Morong) Setch.
Zostera latifolia (Morong) Morong
Zostera maritima Gaertn.
Zostera oregana S.Watson
Zostera pacifica S.Watson

Other names

= Seawrack

Least Concern LC
Least Concern LC  as Zostera pacifica


Zostera marina - Eelgrass

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Zostera marina - Eelgrass

Author: Ondřej Zicha

Intertaxon relationships

consumer: Naemorhedus caudatus (Milne-Edwards, 1867) - Northern Long-tailed Goral

Links and literature

EN Botanical Society of British Isles [], Botany Department, The Natural History Museum [as Zostera marina L.]
Data retrieved on: 11 May 2012
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Zostera marina L.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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