Oval-leafed Saltweed

Oval-leafed Saltweed


Name
Oval-leafed Saltweed
Latin Name
Halophila ovalis
Habitat
Oval-leafed Saltweed is found on the lower parts of waterlogged intertidal sandbanks in estuaries, particularly where the water is brackish (halophila, 'salt-lover').

Description
Develops from underground creeping rhizomes that bear slender upright stalks, each with a single, flat, oval leaf. Size 40 mm.



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