Ruppia polycarpa R.Mason

First published in New Zealand J. Bot. 5: 524 (1967)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. & SE. Australia, New Zealand. It is a rhizomatous hydrogeophyte and grows primarily in the subtropical biome.

Distribution

Native to:

Chatham Is., New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Jacobs, S.W.L. & Brock, M.A. (1982). A revision of the genus Ruppia (Potamogetonaceae) in Australia. Aquatic Botany 14: 325-337.
  • Moore, L.B. & Edgar, E. (1970). Flora of New Zealand 2: 1-354. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • de Salas, MF, Baker, ML (2022). A Census of the Vascular Plants of Tasmania, including Macquarie Island: 1-161. Tasmanian Herbarium, Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart. https://flora.tmag.tas.gov.au/resources/census/.

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Jacobs, S.W.L. & Brock, M.A. (1982). A revision of the genus Ruppia (Potamogetonaceae) in Australia. Aquatic Botany 14: 325-337.
  • Moore, L.B. & Edgar, E. (1970). Flora of New Zealand 2: 1-354. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Mair, H.C.K. [3489] Australia K003908876 Yes
{Drummond} [183] Australia K003908880 Yes
Mair, K. [30747] Australia K003908875 Yes
Higginson, R. [NSW89382] Australia K003908877 Yes
Hemsley, J.H. [6115] Australia K003908870 Yes
Comber, H.F. [2338] Australia K003908871 Yes
Mason, R. [10869] New Zealand K003908908 Yes
Given, D.R.; Williams, P.A. [12855] New Zealand K003908909 Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.] Australia K003908878 Yes
Melville, R.; Wakefield, N. [2187B] Australia K003908872 Yes
Melville, R.; Wakefield, N. [2927] Australia K003908874 Yes
Morrison, A. [s.n.] Australia K003908879 Yes
George, A.S. [11598] Australia K003908873 Yes
Wright, A.E. [8676] New Zealand K003908910 Yes
Mueller, F. [s.n.] K003908869 Yes

Sources

  • Angiosperm Extinction Risk Predictions v1

    • Angiosperm Threat Predictions
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  • 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/
  • IUCN Categories

    • IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
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  • 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