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species information (Systematics, BiolFlor-Names, Status)
BiolFlor-Name family german name(s)
Ruppia maritima L. Ruppiaceae » Strand-Salde
Kühn, I., Klotz, S. 2002: Systematik, Taxonomie und Nomenklatur. In: Klotz, S., Kühn, I., Durka, W. (Hrsg.): BIOLFLOR - Eine Datenbank mit biologisch-ökologischen Merkmalen zur Flora von Deutschland. Schriftenreihe für Vegetationskunde. Bonn »
Synonymy (taxonomy after Wisskirchen & Haeupler, 1998)
Ruppia maritima L. accepted
Ruppia brachypus J. Gay Synonym
Ruppia maritima subsp. brachypus (Coss.) Å. Löve Synonym
Ruppia maritima var. brevirostris C. Agardh Synonym
Ruppia maritima var. rostrata C. Agardh Synonym
Ruppia rostellata Koch Synonym
<Ruppia maritima agg. accepted
group of traits: Status »
Floristic status »
Floristic status I (indigenous)
Evolutionary origin »
Evolutionary origin n (naturally)
Region of origin »
Region of origin 0 (not specified)
Endemism »
Endemism 0 (not specified)
Reference unbekannt
group of traits: Chromosome number »
Chromosome number »
Basic chromosome number 10
Chromosome number 2n 20
Chromosome number (Germany) True
Most common chromosome race False
Ploidy level 2 (diploid)
Ploidy type D (diploid with haploid basic number)
Reference Oberdorfer, E. 1983: Pflanzensoziologische Exkursionsflora. Ulmer, Stuttgart
group of traits: Phylogeny »
Phylogeny code »
group of traits: Morphology »
Life form »
Life form A (Hydrophyte)
Qualifier always [1]
Life span »
Life span p (pluriennial-pollakanthic)
Qualifier always [1]
Vegetative propagation »
Vegetative propagation a (Runner)
Qualifier always [1]
Vegetative propagation fr (Fragmentation)
Qualifier always [1]
Storage organs »
Storage organs a (Runner)
Qualifier always [1]
Shoot metamorphoses »
Shoot metamorphoses a (Runner)
Qualifier always [1]
Rosettes »
Rosettes r (Erosulate plant)
Qualifier always [1]
special references:
Kautsky, L. 1988: Life cycles of soft bottom macrophytes. Oikos 53:126-135
Jacobs, D.L., Brock, T.C.M. 1982: A revision of the genus Ruppia. Aquatic Botany 14:325-337
Graves, A.H. 1908: The morphology of Ruppia maritima. Transact. Connect. Acad. Arts Sci. 14:59-170
Verhoeven, J.T.A. 1982: Reproductive strategies of Ruppia taxa in western Europe. In: Symoens, J.J., Hooper, S.S., Compère, R. (Hrsg.) Studies on aquatic vascular plants, S. 156-157, Brüssel
Irmisch, T. 1858: Ueber einige Arten aus der natürlichen Pflanzenfamilie der Potameen. Abh. naturwiss. Verein Sachs. u. Thür. 2:1-56
group of traits: Leaf traits »
Leaf persistence »
Leaf persistence i (persistent green)
Leaf anatomy »
Leaf anatomy a (hydromorphic)
Leaf form »
Leaf form gras (grass-like)
group of traits: Flowering phenology »
Flowering phenology »
Begin of flowering (months) 6
End of flowering (months) 10
Duration of flowering (months) 5
Number of flowering phases 0
Symphenological Groups »
Phenological group 0 (not available)
Phenological season: not available
Reference Dierschke, H 1995: Phänologische und symphänologische Artengruppen von Blütenpflanzen in Mitteleuropa. Tuexenia 15: 523-560
group of traits: Floral and reproductive biology »
Type of reproduction »
Type of reproduction sv (by seed and vegetatively)
Reference Krumbiegel, A. 2002: Morphologie der vegetativen Organe (außer Blätter). In: Klotz, S., Kühn, I., Durka, W. (Hrsg.) BiolFlor - Biologisch-ökologische Daten zur Flora Deutschlands, S. 1-2, Bonn
Type of seed production »
Type of seed production s (amphimictic, sexual)
Reference Knuth, P. 1898: Handbuch der Blütenbiologie. Leipzig
Dicliny »
Dicliny so (hermaphroditic)
Abundance always [1]
Reference Knuth, P. 1898: Handbuch der Blütenbiologie. Leipzig
Dichogamy »
Dichogamy a2 (protandrous)
Reference Knuth, P. 1898: Handbuch der Blütenbiologie. Leipzig
Self-sterility and self-incompatibility »
Self-sterility and self-incompatibility SC (self-compatibel)
Reference East, E.M. 1940: The distribution of self-sterility in the flowering plants. Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society 82:449-518
Systematic reference genus [G]
Pollen vector »
Pollen vector wa (water)
Pollen vector group: ab (abiotische Bestäubung)
Abundance the rule [2]
Reference Verhoeven, J.T.A. 1979: The ecology of Ruppia dominated communities in western Eurpoe. I. Distribution of Ruppia representatives in relation ro their autecology. Aquatic Botany 6:197-267
Systematic reference species [S]
Pollen vector se (selfing)
Pollen vector group: se (Selbstbestäubung)
Abundance the rule [2]
Reference Triest, L., Symoens, J.J. 1991: Isozyme variation in populations of the submerged halophyte Ruppia (Ruppiaceae). In: Triest, L. (Hrsg.) Isozymes in Water Plants, 4, S. 115-132
Systematic reference species [S]
Breeding system »
Breeding system AF (facultative autogamous)
Reference Anmerkung 2002: vgl. Klassifizierungsschema Abb.
Floral rewards »
Floral rewards 1 (nectar)
Reference Knuth, P. 1898: Handbuch der Blütenbiologie. Leipzig
Amount of floral reward 1 (none)
Flower class after MUELLER »
Flower class after MUELLER Hy (water flowers: pollination on or under water)
Typical pollinators: -
Flower type after KUGLER »
Flower type after KUGLER 0 (not applicable)
group of traits: Seed traits »
Fruit type »
Fruit type SaStF (aggregate drupelets)
Diaspore type »
Diaspore type Fch (fruitlet)
Germinule type »
Heteromorphic type n (not heteromorphic)
Germinule type FchT (part of fruitlet)
Information available True
Development of nutritious appendages  
Development of flat appendages  
Development of elongated appendages always [1]
Development of additional appendages  
Sizes »
Measured object Diaspore
Type of germinule or diaspore Fch (fruitlet)
Constraint False
Heteromorphic type n (not heteromorphic)
Length (minimum) [mm]  
Length (mean) [mm] 3.0
Length (maximum) [mm]  
Width (minimum) [mm]  
Width (mean) [mm] 2.0
Width (maximum) [mm]  
Height (minimum) [mm]  
Height (mean) [mm]  
Height (maximum) [mm]  
special references:
Beijerink, W. 1947: Zadenatlas der Nederlandsche Flora. Biol. Stat. Wijster, Wageningen (Gattung)
group of traits: Ecological strategy »
Strategy type »
Strategy type  
group of traits: Range »
Floristic zone and altitudinal level »
Floristic zone u (austral and/or antarctic)
Altitudinal level  
Status natural range
Floristic zone r (tropical)
Altitudinal level  
Status natural range
Floristic zone o (subtropical)
Altitudinal level  
Status natural range
Floristic zone m (meridional)
Altitudinal level  
Status natural range
Floristic zone e (submeridional)
Altitudinal level  
Status natural range
Floristic zone p (southern temperate)
Altitudinal level  
Status natural range
Floristic zone n (northern temperate)
Altitudinal level  
Status natural range
Floristic zone b (boreal)
Altitudinal level  
Status natural range
Number of inhabited floristic zones »
Number of inhabited floristic zones 7
Oceanity »
Oceanity li (littoral)
Amplitude of Oceanity: 0
Minimum level of oceantity: only coasts
Maximum level of oceantity: only coasts
Status natural range
Oceanity k (continental)
Amplitude of Oceanity: 2
Minimum level of oceantity: extreme central continental climate
Maximum level of oceantity: continental climate
Status natural range
Floristic region »
Floristic region c (circumpolar)
Continent of floristic region: c (circumpolar)
Status natural range
group of traits: Hemeroby »
Number of hemerobic levels »
Number of hemerobic levels 0
group of traits: Urbanity »
Urbanity »
group of traits: Habitats »
Habitat »
Habitat H1.3.1.2 (null)
Alliance: Ruppion maritimae
Occurrence questionable False
Occurence restricted False
group of traits: Sociology »
Class »
English circumscription 03.3 (Tasselweed communities)
Class: Ruppietea maritimae
groups of traits for this species
Status »
Chromosome number »
Phylogeny »
Morphology »
Leaf traits »
Flowering phenology »
Floral and reproductive biology »
Seed traits »
Ecological strategy »
Range »
Hemeroby »
Urbanity »
Habitats »
Sociology »

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