Category of Organisms Seagrasses
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum/Division Magnoliophyta
Class Liliopsida
Order Hydrocharitales
Family Hydrocharitaceae
Genus Halophila
Species beccarii
Binomial Name
Halophila beccarii
Author Ascherson
Common Name  
Local Name  
Size Range
 
Environment/Habitat
Growing in intertidal areas on muddy and sandy-muddy substrata. [1]
Importance/Value
 
Resilience
 
Endemic No
Found in Marine Park No
Found in Malaysia Yes
Distribution
In Malaysia, can be found in Johor (Sg.Tebrau estuary,    Skudai Bay), Sarawak (Sg.Bintulu estuary). [1]
Morphology/Character
Erect plants arise from branching slender rhizomes. Each shoot carries 4-8 leaves with elliptic blades reaching 2.5 cm long. Leaf has three longitudinal veins without cross veins. [1]
Biology
 
Miscellaneaous
 
Status in IUCN Red List Unknown
Status in CITES Species Database Unknown
Researcher(s)  
Reference(s)
1. Phang, S.M. (2000). Seagrasses of Malaysia. Botanical   Monographs No. 2. Kuala Lumpur: University of Malaya
Other Link(s)
Collection Record