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Zostera capensis Setchell

Publication details
Zostera capensis Setchell 1933: 815

Published in: Setchell, W.A. (1933). A preliminary survey of the species of Zostera. Proceedings of the National Academy of Science Washington 19: 810-817.

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Zostera is Zostera marina Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.

Infrageneric classification
Subgenus Zosterella

Origin of species name
Adjective B (Latin), pertaining to the Cape, usually the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Nanozostera capensis (Setchell) Tomlinson & Posluszny 2001

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Verified by: 22 March 2010 by M.D. Guiry

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Adams, J.B. & Bate, G.C. (1994). The ecological implications of tolerance to salinity by Ruppia cirrhosa (Petagna) Grande and Zostera capensis Setchell. Botanica Marina 37: 449-456, 4 figs, 2 tables.
Adams, J.B. & Talbot, M.M.B. (1992). The influence of river impoundment on the estuarine seagrass Zostera capensis Setchell. Botanica Marina 35: 69-75, 5 figs, 1 table.
Talbot, M.M.B. & Bate, G.C. (1987). The distribution and biomass of the seagrass Zostera capensis in a warm-temperate estuary. Botanica Marina 30: 91-99.

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Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2019. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 22 March 2019.

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