Halophila engelmannii

Halophila engelmannii


Taxonavigation: Alismatales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Ordo: Alismatales

Familia: Hydrocharitaceae
Genus: Halophila
Species: Halophila engelmannii


Halophila engelmannii Asch., (1875).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Southern America
    • Regional: Caribbean
      • Bahamas, Cayman Is., Cuba, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago
    • Regional: Central America
      • Costa Rica
  • Continental: Northern America
      • Regional: Eastern USA
      • Florida, Louisiana, Texas
      • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary referencesEdit

Ascherson, P.F.A. in G.B.von Neumayer, 1875. Anleitung zu Wissenschaftlichen Beobachtungen auf Reisen: 368.

Additional referencesEdit

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • USDA plants profile for Halophila engelmannii
  • Not accepted by:
    • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Halophila baillonis.]


Vernacular namesEdit

English: Engelmann's seagrass
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