Halodule

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Halodule

Description

Fruit with stony pericarp, subglobose to ovoid, more or less compressed, with a short beak.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: along the coasts of all tropical seas, in the Atlantic as well as in the Indo-Pacific: present
The genus, which consists of 6-8 species, is widely distributed along the coasts of all tropical seas, in the Atlantic as well as in the Indo-Pacific In Malesia 2 species.

Citation

Hartog - in Blumea. 1964: 296
Asch. - in Engl., Pflanzenr. 11. 1907: 151
Endl., Sea-grasses of the World. 1970: 146
Asch. - in Linnaea. 1868: 163, 187
Benth. & Hook.f. - in Gen. Pl. 1883: 1019