Thalassodendron

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Thalassodendron

Description

‘Flower’ solitary and terminal on a short lateral shoot, subsessile, enclosed by 4 leafy bracts of which the 2 outer ones are identical and the 2 inner ones different in shape and nervation in the male and female plants.

Distribution

Australasia:, Western Australia (Western Australia present) the tropical part of the Indo-Pacific: present
The genus consists of two species: T. ciliatum which is distributed in the tropical part of the Indo-Pacific, and T. pachyrhizum which occurs only in a small extratropical area in Western Australia.