Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog
Thalassodendron ciliatum (Forsskål) Hartog Palau Islands, West Pacific
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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.
This is the type species (holotype) of the genus Thalassodendron.
Status of name
This name is of an entity that is currently accepted taxonomically.
Zostera ciliata Forsskål
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).
This is a marine species.
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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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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