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Mediterranean Tapeweed

Posidonia oceanica (L.) Delile

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Posidonia oceanica (Mediterranean Tapeweed) is a species of perennial herb in the family Posidoniaceae. They have a self-supporting growth form. They have simple, broad leaves. Mediterranean Tapeweed form sea grass beds.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000059
  • Definition: Seagrass beds are highly diverse and productive ecosystems, and can harbour hundreds of associated species from all phyla. They partly create their own habitat: the leaves slow down water-currents increasing sedimentation, and the seagrass roots and rhizomes stabilize the seabed.
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of Mediterranean Tapeweed. View this species on GBIF