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Species Code: Rt

Ruppia tuberosa J. S. Davis & Toml.

Ruppia tuberosa (Species Code: Rt) is a species of herb in the family Ruppiaceae. It is associated with freshwater habitat. Species Code: Rt form sea grass beds. It is a photoautotroph.

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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 Species code: Rt. View this species on GBIF