Genus: Zostera L.

Family: Zosteraceae
Genus number: 13069
Last updated: 17-Sep-1996
Accession Count: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

List of Species Records in GRIN


  1. Les, D. H. et al. 2002. Systematics of seagrasses (Zosteraceae) in Australia and New Zealand. Syst. Bot. 27:468-484. URL:
  2. Tanaka, N. et al. 2003. Phylogenetic relationships in the genera Zostera and Heterozostera (Zosteraceae) based on matK sequence data. J. Pl. Res. 116:273-279.

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Synonyms (=), probable synonyms (=~), and possible synonyms (~):


  • Embryo drawing: U.S. National Seed Herbarium drawing
  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Check Index Nominum Genericorum for Zostera
Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 4 July 2020.