Syringodium is a genus in the family Cymodoceaceae described as a genus in 1860.[3][4] It is found along shorelines of tropical and subtropical marine environments (Indian and Pacific Oceans, Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico).[2]

Syringodium isoetifolium et Acropora sp..jpg
Syringodium isoetifolium and Acropora sp.
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Order: Alismatales
Family: Cymodoceaceae
Genus: Syringodium
Type species
Syringodium filiforme[1]
  • Phycoschoenus (Asch.) Nakai


There are two recognised species[2]


  1. ^ a b In: Algae Marinae Exsiccatae 9: no. 426. 1860. "Name - Syringodium Kütz". Tropicos. Saint Louis, Missouri: Missouri Botanical Garden. Retrieved February 16, 2010. Type Specimens: Syringodium filiforme
  2. ^ a b c "World Checklist of Selected Plant Families: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew". Retrieved 2017-02-03.
  3. ^ Kützing, Friedrich Traugott. 1860. Algae Marinae Exsiccatae 9: 426
  4. ^ "Tropicos | Name - !Syringodium Kütz". Retrieved 2017-02-03.