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Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog

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

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Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Hideo Ohba. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog
Palau Islands, West Pacific. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 2 m deep. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog
Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep. Steven Victor. © Palau International Coral Reef Center.

 

Phyllospadix scouleri W.J.Hooker

Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog Palau Islands, West Pacific, 5 m deep
© Palau International Coral Reef Center

Publication details
Halophila minor (Zollinger) Hartog 1957: 410, fig. 17b

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Halophila is Halophila madagascarensis Doty & B.C.Stone.

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

Basionym
Lemnopsis minor Zollinger

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), smaller, inferior, lesser (Stearn 1973).

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Lemnopsis minor Zollinger

Taxonomic notes
According to Uchimura et al. (2008), H. minor and H. ovalis are conspecific; nomenclatural changes will be formally addressed in a separate paper. - (17 Nov 2008) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a marine species.

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

Uchimura, M., Faye, E.J., Shimada, S., Inoue, T. & Nakamura, Y. (2008). A reassessment of Halophila species (Hydrocharitaceae) diversity with special reference to Japanese representatives. Botanica Marina 51(4): 258-268.

Created: 03 December 1999 by M.D. Guiry

Verified by: 06 October 2017 by M.D. Guiry

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M.D. Guiry in Guiry, M.D. & Guiry, G.M. 2018. AlgaeBase. World-wide electronic publication, National University of Ireland, Galway. http://www.algaebase.org; searched on 19 November 2018.

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