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Halophila ovalis (R.Br.) Hook.f.

Synonyms

Caulinia ovalis, Halophila johnsonii, Kernera ovalis

Common names

Spoon seagrass, Paddle weed, Dugong Grass, Sea Wrack, Ashab bahriya, Hasheesh bahri

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Halophila ovalis is a seagrass in the family Hydrocharitaceae, a common name is paddle weed. It is a small herbaceous plant that occurs in sea beds and other saltwater environments.[+]

LinkSpoon seagrass (Paddle weed, Halophila ovalis) extracted from water in area of Ras Al Noof near Al Khor. Qatar, April 18, 2014
Location on mapsAL Khawr Town Road, Al Khor, Qatar
LinkBack lit Spoon seagrass (Paddle weed, Halophila ovalis) extracted from water in area of Ras Al Noof near Al Khor. Qatar, April 18, 2014
Location on mapsAL Khawr Town Road, Al Khor, Qatar
LinkLeaf of Spoon seagrass (Paddle weed, Halophila ovalis) extracted from water in area of Ras Al Noof near Al Khor. Qatar, April 18, 2014
Location on mapsAL Khawr Town Road, Al Khor, Qatar

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