Species under Halophila
n= 11
Species name Common name Distribution Max. Length (cm)
Halophila antillaea
Winston, 2005
Western Central Atlantic
Halophila baillonis
Ascherson ex Dickie, 1874
Caribbean and Eastern Pacific
Halophila beccarii
Beccari's seagrass Western Pacific
Halophila decipiens
Ostenfeld, 1902
Western Pacific and Western Central Atlantic
Halophila engelmannii
Ascherson, 1875
Engelmann's sea grass Western Central Atlantic
Halophila gaudichaudii
J. Kuo
Northeast Atlantic
Halophila minor
(Zoll.) Hartog
Western Pacific
Halophila ovalis
(R. Brown) Hooker fil.
spoon seagrass Indo-West Pacific
Halophila ovata
Gaudichaud, 1827
Western Central Pacific
Halophila spinulosa
(R.Brown) Ascherson
fern seagrass Indo-West Pacific
Halophila stipulacea
(Forsskål) Ascherson, 1867
broadleaf seagrass Western Indian Ocean
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