Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Zostera
Family: Zosteraceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
capensis
NOTES

A submerged, mat-forming marine perennial to 12 cm. The linear leaves are borne 2-4 in fascicles.


AUTHORITY
Setch.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Inconspicuous green flowers hidden between the leaf bases
Colour: Green
Common Name
Eel grass
Sea grass
Seegras
Habitat
NOTES: Found mainly in the intertidal zone
HABITAT NAME: River
Uses
Food
Supplies food for a number of other species which graze on it or its epiphytes
Months
October
November
December
January
February
March
Synonyms for Species
Nanozostera capensis



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