Zostera capricorni

Queensland eelgrass
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Zosteraceae
Genus: Zostera
Species: Z. capricorni
Binomial name
Zostera capricorni
  • Nanozostera capricorni (Asch.) Toml. & Posl.
  • Zostera muelleri subsp. capricorni (Asch.) S.W.L.Jacobs

Zostera capricorni is a species of eelgrass native to the seacoasts of New Guinea, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia, Norfolk Island and the North Island of New Zealand. It was first discovered at Moreton Bay in Queensland in 1875.[2][3]


  1. The Plant List
  2. Paul Friedrich August Ascherson. 1876. Sitzungsberichte der Gesellschaft Naturforschender Freunde zu Berlin : 11. Zostera capricorni
  3. Jacobs, Surrey Wilfrid Laurance. 2006. Telopea 11(2): 128. Zostera muelleri subsp. capricorni
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