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Thalassia testudinum Banks & Sol. ex K. D. Koenig

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Thalassia testudinum is a herbaceous species of plant in the family Hydrocharitaceae, with a self-supporting growth habit. This species is extinct. It is a photoautotroph.

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  • URI: http://eol.org/schema/terms/extinct
  • Definition: A taxon is Extinct when there is no reasonable doubt that the last individual has died. A taxon is presumed Extinct when exhaustive surveys in known and/or expected habitat, at appropriate times (diurnal, seasonal, annual), throughout its historic range have failed to record an individual. Surveys should be over a time frame appropriate to the taxon’s life cycle and life form.
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