Halophila ovalis (R. Br.) Hook. f.
subsp. linearis (Hartog) Hartog

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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from Southern Mozambique.
Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Darbyshire, I., Timberlake, J., Osborne, J., Rokni, S., Matimele, H., Langa. C., Datizua, C., de Sousa, C., Alves, T., Massingue, A., Hadj-Hammou, J., Dhanda, S., Shah, T., Wursten, B. (2019). The endemic plants of Mozambique: diversity and conservation status Phytotaxa 136 Page 77.

Symoens, J.J. (2009). Hydrocharitaceae Flora Zambesiaca 12(2) Pages 52 - 54.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Halophila ovalis
African Plant Database: Halophila ovalis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Halophila ovalis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Halophila ovalis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Halophila ovalis
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iNaturalist: Halophila ovalis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Halophila ovalis
JSTOR Plant Science: Halophila ovalis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Halophila ovalis
Plants of the World Online: Halophila ovalis
Tropicos: Halophila ovalis
Wikipedia: Halophila ovalis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Halophila ovalis subsp. linearis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=179560, retrieved 13 April 2024

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