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Lepilaena cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Bentham

Publication details
Lepilaena cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Bentham 1878: 180

Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Lepilaena is .

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

Zannichellia cylindrocarpa Koernicke

Type information
Type locality: "Australia felix" (Robertson 1984: 78). Type: F. Mueller n. 52; Herb. Berlin (presumed destroyed). (Robertson 1984: 78). Notes: Robertson (1984: 78) notes that “Australia Felix” was used broadly to denote the area of grasslands and coastline of southern Victoria from Melbourne westwards to Portland.

Homotypic Synonym(s)
Zannichellia cylindrocarpa Koernicke 1861
Althenia cylindrocarpa (Koernicke) Ascherson 1899

Habitat notes
In marine estuaries; in areas influenced by tides but not exposed to open seas; also in fresh to brackish to saline inland waters, in swamps and lakes (Robertson 1984). - (24 Jun 2010) - Wendy Guiry

General environment
This is a Marine/Freshwater species.

Detailed distribution with sources (Click to Load)

Source of current name
Robertson, E.L. (1984). Seagrasses. In: The marine benthic flora of Southern Australia. Part 1. (Womersley, H.B.S. Eds), pp. 57-122. Adelaide: D.J. Woolman, Government Printer, South Australia.

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