Cymodocea

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Cymodocea

Description

Fruit with a stony pericarp, semi-circular to semi-ovate or elliptic, laterally compressed, with dorsal ridges and a beak.

Distribution

Asia-Tropical: tropical and subtropical seas of the Old World: present
The genus contains 4 species and is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical seas of the Old World. In Malesia 2 species.

Citation

Hartog, Sea-grasses of the World. 1970: 160
Benth. & Hook.f. - in Gen. Pl. 1883: 1019
in Engl., Pflanzenr. 11. 1907: 146
Kuntze - in Rev. Gen. Pl. 1891: 744