Genus: Ruppia

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Ruppia Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 1: 127. 1753.

List of Ruppia Species

References to Ruppia

  • Charalambidou, I. 2003. Effect of ingestion by five avian dispersers on the retention time, retrieval and germination of Ruppia maritima seeds. Funct. Ecol. 17: 747-753.
  • Fernald, M. L.; Ball, P. W. 1914. The genus Ruppia in eastern North America. Rhodora 16: 119-127.
  • Graves, A. H. 1908. The morphology of Ruppia maritima. Trans. Connecticut Acad. Arts 14: 59-170.
  • Ito, Y. 2010. Hybridization and polyploidy of an aquatic plant, Ruppia (Ruppiaceae), inferred from plastid and nuclear DNA phylogenies. Amer. J. Bot. 97: 1156-1167.
  • Koch, E. W.; Dawes, C. J. 1991. Influence of salinity and temperature on the germination of Ruppia maritima L. from the north Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico. Aquatic Botany 40: 387-392.
  • La Peyre, M. K.; Rowe, S. 2003. Effects of salinity changes on growth of Ruppia maritima L. Aquatic Botany 77: 235-241.
  • Lacroix, C. R.; Kemp, J. R. 1997. Developmental morphology of the androecium and gynoecium in Ruppia maritima L.: Considerations for pollination. Aquatic Botany 59: 253-262.
  • Les, D. H. 1988. Breeding systems, population structure, and evolution in hydrophilous angiosperms. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75: 819-35.
  • Moyle, J. B. 1945. Some chemical factors influencing the distribution of aquatic plants in Minnesota. Amer. Midl. Naturalist 34: 402-420.
  • Richardson, F. D. 1980. Ecology of Ruppia maritima L. in New Hampshire (USA) tidal marshes. Rhodora 82: 403-439.
  • Richardson, F. D. 1983. Variation, adaptation and reproductive biology in Ruppia maritima L. populations from New Hampshire coastal and estuarine tidal marshes. Ph.D. Dissertation Univ. New Hampshire, Durham, NH,
  • Rosenzweig, M. S.; Parker, B. C. 2002. Turion production by Ruppia maritima in Chesapeake Bay. Rhodora 104: 309-311.
  • Silberhorn, G. M. 1995. Production of reproductive shoots, vegetative shoots, and seeds in populations of Ruppia maritima L. from the Chesapeake Bay, Virginia. Wetlands 16: 232-239.
  • Zhao, L. C.; Wu, Z. Y. 2008. A review on the taxonomy and evolution of Ruppia. J. Systematics Evol. 46: 467-478. (In Chinese with English abstract)