Enhalus Rich.

First published in Mém. Cl. Sci. Math. Inst. Natl. France 12(2): 64 (1811 publ. 1814)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Somalia to N. Mozambique, SW. Arabian Peninsula, Indian Ocean to W. Pacific. It is a bulbous geophyte.

Distribution

Native to:

Andaman Is., Bismarck Archipelago, Borneo, Cambodia, Caroline Is., Hainan, India, Jawa, Kenya, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Maluku, Marianas, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Nicobar Is., Northern Territory, Philippines, Queensland, Saudi Arabia, Seychelles, Solomon Is., Somalia, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, Western Australia, Yemen

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R.H.A. (2011). World checklist of selected plant families published update Facilitated by the Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Hartog, Sea-grasses of World: 214 (1970)
  • Rich. in Mém. Cl. Sci. Math. Inst. Natl. France 181 (2): 64, 71, 74 (1814).

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 4, (1995) Author: by G. Sartoni [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • G.P. 3: 454 (1883)
  • Hartog, Sea Grasses of the World: 214 (1970)
  • in Mém. Cl. Sci. Math. Phys. Inst. France, 1811(2): 64, 71, 74 (1812, published 1814)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Schweinfurth, G.A. [49] Yemen K000912609 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0