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New Crops Info 2014
Supported by the Rural Industries Research and Development Corporation

Crop Uses and Products

Seagrass

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Thalassia testudinum

Turtlegrass

7.91

Halodule wrightii

Halodule, Narrowleaf Seagrass, A'shab Bahriya

5.94

Zostera marina

Seawrack

5.88

Posidonia australis

Fibreball Weed

5.62

Posidonia oceanica

Mediterranean Tapeweed, Neptune Grass

5.55

Halodule uninervis

 

4.80

Thalassia hemprichii

Thalassia

4.25

Halophila ovalis

Seagrass

4.19

Cymodocea rotundata

Cymodocea

3.79

Heterozostera tasmanica

 

3.59

Amphibolis antarctica

Wire Weed , Sea Nymph

3.55

Cymodocea serrulata

Cymodocea

3.53

Enhalus acoroides

Tape Seagrass

3.46

Syringodium isoetifolium

 

3.08

Zostera capricorni

 

2.93

Halophila decipiens

 

2.76

Posidonia sinuosa

Smooth Strapweed

2.72

Amphibolis griffithii

 

2.69

Thalassodendron ciliatum

 

1.79

Ruppia maritima

widgeongrass

1.68

Zostera muelleri

 

1.61

Halophila spinulosa

Seagrass, Paddle Weed

1.30

Posidonia coriacea

 

1.27

Halodule pinifolia

 

1.26

Phyllospadix torreyi

Torrey's Surfgrass

1.16

Posidonia angustifolia

Fibrous Strapweed

0.98

Halophila johnsonii

Hawai'i Seagrass

0.85

Posidonia ostenfeldii

 

0.76

Halophila ovata

Seagrass, Paddle Weed

0.67

Zostera tasmanica

 

0.64

Zostera novazelandica

 

0.51

Halophila engelmannii

Caribbean Seagrass, Paddle Grass

0.48

Halophila hawaiiana

Engelmann's Seagrass, Star Grass

0.48

Ruppia megacarpa

 

0.45

Heterozostera nigricaulis

 

0.45

Thalassodendron pachyrhizum

 

0.43

Phyllospadix scouleri

Scouler's Surfgrass, Scouler's Surf Grass

0.42

Halophila australis

Saltlover, Aral Barilla, Halogeton

0.42

Caulerpa taxifolia

Killer Alga

0.38

Halophila minor

Johnson's Seagrass

0.38

Ruppia cirrhosa

spiral ditchgrass

0.38

Posidonia kirkmanii

 

0.37

Halophila tricostata

 

0.32

Halophila capricorni

Florida Keys Seagrass

0.29

Cymodocea angustata

 

0.27

Posidonia robertsoniae

 

0.21

Posidonia denhartogii

Den Hartog's Strapweed

0.19

Lepilaena marina

 

0.18

Phyllospadix serrulatus

Toothed Surfgrass

0.16

Ruppia tuberosa

 

0.16

Zostera mucronata

 

0.15

Zostera nana

 

0.11

Heterozostera polychlamys

Black-Stemmed Eelgrass

0.10

Diplanthera tridentata

 

0.10

 

 


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Grateful acknowledgment is made to the following: for plant names: Australian Plant Name Index, Australian National Herbarium http://www.anbg.gov.au/cpbr/databases/apni-search-full.html; ; The International Plant Names Index, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew/Harvard University Herbaria/Australian National Herbarium http://www.ipni.org/index.html; Plants Database, United States Department of Agriculture, National Resources Conservation Service http://plants.usda.gov/;DJ Mabberley (1997) The Plant Book, Cambridge University Press (Second Edition); JH Wiersma and B Leon (1999) World Economic Plants, CRC Press; RJ Hnatiuk (1990) Census of Australian Vascular Plants, Australian Government Publishing Service; for information: Science Direct http://www.sciencedirect.com/; Wiley Online Library http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/advanced/search; High Wire http://highwire.stanford.edu/cgi/search; Oxford Journals http://services.oxfordjournals.org/search.dtl; USDA National Agricultural Library http://agricola.nal.usda.gov/booleancube/booleancube_search_cit.html; for synonyms: The Plant List http://www.theplantlist.org/; for common names: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page; etc.


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