Stratiotes acoroides f.
Stratiotes acoroides Linnaeus f. 1782: 268
Published in: Linnaeus filius, C. (1782 "1781"). Supplementum plantarum: Systematis vegetabilium editionis decimae tertiae, Generum plantarum editionis sextae, et Specierum plantarum editionis secundae. pp. [i]-xvi, - 467 [+468 = Emendanda]. Brunsvigae [Braunschweig]: impensis Orphanotrophei.
The type species (holotype) of the genus Stratiotes is .
Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Enhalus acoroides (Linnaeus f.) Royle
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.
This is a marine species.
Type locality: “Habitat inter Insulas Zeylonicas, König" [Johann Gerhard Koenig]. (Linnaeus f. 1782: 268). Notes: Lectotype (designated by Boisset & Ferrer-Gallego 2016: 603): [illustration in] Rumphius, Herb. Amboin. 6: 179, t. 75, fig. 2. 1750. — For an image of the lectotype, see Fig. 1.
Source of current name
Forbes Royle, J. [John Forbes] (1839). Illustrations of the botany and other branches of the natural history of the Himalayan Mountains, and of the flora of Cashmere. Vol. I. pp. [i]-lxxviii, -472. London: Wm. H. Allen and Co., Leadenhall Street.
Boisset, F. & Ferrer-Galego, P.P. (2016). Typification of the Indo-Pacific seagrass Enhalus acoroides (Hydrocharitaceae). Taxon 65(3): 602-604, 2 figs.
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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 16 February 2019.