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The biology of Australian seagrasses

McComb, A.J., Cambridge, M.L., Kirkman, H. and Kuo, J. (1981) The biology of Australian seagrasses. In: Pate, J.S. and McComb, A.J., (eds.) The biology of Australian plants. University of Western Australia Press, Nedlands, Western Australia, pp. 258-293.

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Seagrasses are angiosperms which have ventured into the marine environment, where they produce totally submerged flowers which are pollinated under water. They occur in many regions of the world,but the following account is concerned primarily with studies on the biology of these plants in Australian waters. It also attempts to contrast some of the features displayed by the seagrasses with those of more familiar terrestrial plants.

Publication Type: Book Chapter
Publisher: University of Western Australia Press
Copyright: © University of Western Australia Press 1981
Notes: "The reviews which make up this volume were presented at a symposium on "The Biology of Native Australian Plants', held at the University of Western Australia in August 1979'
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