Leaves are linear with the apex curved to blunt (truncate) and a distinctive point (mucro). Leaf sheath is delicate, translucent (membranous) and deeply cleft. Leafy shoots occur at alternate rhizomal nodes with unbranched roots. Rhizome is multibranched with stem-clasping (amplexicaul) structures. Up to 5 cm long (leafy shoot).
Each one of these fine delicate plants is either male and female (dioecious). It flowers and fruits from September to December. Locally, it grows in Swan Bay and Williamstown, usually in association with Zostera muelleri seagrass.
Soft sediments, intertidal brackish waters, to depth of 1 m.
Photosynthetic - sunlight
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Data Deficient