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Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Phylum Tracheophyta
Subphylum Euphyllophytina
Infraphylum Spermatophytae
Superclass Angiospermae
Class Monocots
Subclass Alismatidae
Order Alismatales
Family Cymodoceaceae
Genus Thalassodendron

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Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog
Sanur, Bali, Indonesia. 01 Jul 2011. Fernando Boisset. © Fernando Boisset.

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Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog
A rhizome with scales. Palau Islands, West Pacific. 05 Apr 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog
Palau Islands, West Pacific. 05 Apr 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep on coral heads. 02 Apr 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 1 m deep on coral heads. 02 Apr 2004. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog
Australia. 25 May 2011. John Huisman. © John Huisman (j.huisman@murdoch.edu.au).

Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog
Tanzania. Katrin Østerlund. © Katrin Oesterlund (Katrin.Osterlund@uadm.uu.se).

 

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Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog A rhizome with scales. Palau Islands, West Pacific
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog 1970: 186

Published in: Hartog, C. den (1970). The sea-grasses of the world. Verhandelingen der Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen, Afdeling Natuurkunde, Tweede Reeks 59(1): [1-]6-275, 63 figs, 31 plates.

Type species
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Thalassodendron.

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

Basionym
Zostera ciliata Forsskål

Type information
Type locality: Al Mukha, Yemen, southern Red Sea (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 71). Type: P. Forsskål; BM (Lipkin & Silva 2002: 71). Notes: (see den Hartog 1970: 183).

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), ciliate (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Zostera ciliata Forsskål 1775
Thalassia ciliata (Forsskål) K.D.König 1805

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Key references
Alcoverro, T. & Mariani, S. (2005). Shoot growth and nitrogen responses to stimulated herbivory in Kenyan seagrasses. Botanica Marina 48: 1-7.

Fortes, M.D. (2014). A review: biodiversity, distribution and conservation of Philippine seagrasses. Philippine Journal of Science, Special Issue 142: 95-111.

Lipkin, Y. & Silva, P.C. (2002). Marine algae and seagrasses of the Dahlak Archipelago, southern Red Sea. Nova Hedwigia 75(1-2): 1-90, 7 figs.

Created: 03 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 09 November 2014 by M.D. Guiry

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References
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Ducker, S.C., Pettit, J.M. & Knox, R.B. (1978). Biology of Australian Seagrasses: Pollen development and submarine pollination in Amphibolis antarctica and Thalassodendron ciliatum (Cymodoceaceae). Australian Journal of Botany 26: 265-285.
Johnstone, I.M. (1984). The ecology and leaf dynamics of the seagrass Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsk.) den Hartog. Australian Journal of Botany 32: 233-238.

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