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Key to Zosteraceae

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1. Dioecious; attached by short, tuber-like rhizomes; to coastal, wave-swept rocks; leaves generally tufted on rhizomes at nodes; fruit beaked, base with 2 horn-like lobes ..... PHYLLOSPADIX

1' Monoecious; attached by long, slender, creeping rhizomes to bottoms of bays, estuaries, generally deep waters below wave action; leaves not tufted on rhizomes; fruit ± not beaked, base ± truncate, unlobed ..... ZOSTERA


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