Skip to main content
This genus is accepted, and its native range is Medit., S. Australia.

Native to:

Albania, Algeria, Baleares, Corse, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., Egypt, France, Greece, Hainan, Italy, Kriti, Libya, Morocco, New South Wales, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, South Australia, Spain, Tasmania, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Victoria, Western Australia, Yugoslavia

Posidonia K.D.Koenig appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Baird, A.M., Australia 34668.000
s.coll. [Cat. no. s.n.] K001132687

First published in Ann. Bot. (König & Sims) 2: 95 (1805)

Accepted by

  • Castroviejo, S. & al. (eds.) (2010). Flora Iberica 17: 1-298. Real Jardín Botánico, CSIC, Madrid.
  • Den Hartog, C. (1970). The sea-grasses of the world Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandsche Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Sectie 59(1): 1-275.

Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0